First generalized tonic-clonic seizure

Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck
Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 44-year-old woman presented to the emergency with a first generalized seizure.
  • The seizure, witnessed by her family, was tonic-clonic in nature.
  • The patient was post-ictal at the time of presentation.
  • The patient’s medical and surgical history was largely unremarkable.
  • Non-enhanced and contrast-enhanced CT of the brain was performed.

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