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Generalized seizure of unknown etiology

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • An 85-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with a first generalized
    seizure. She was in a postictal state with drowsiness.
  • The seizure, witnessed by her grandson, had been tonic-clonic in nature.
  • Relatives denied any previous seizures.
  • Non-enhanced CT of the brain was performed.