Seizure MRI

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Seizure Microchapters

Home

Patient Information

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Seizure from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electroencephalogram

CT

MRI

Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Seizure MRI On the Web

Most recent articles

Most cited articles

Review articles

CME Programs

Powerpoint slides

Images

American Roentgen Ray Society Images of Seizure MRI

All Images
X-rays
Echo & Ultrasound
CT Images
MRI

Ongoing Trials at Clinical Trials.gov

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Seizure MRI

CDC on Seizure MRI

Seizure MRI in the news

Blogs on Seizure MRI

Directions to Hospitals Treating Seizure

Risk calculators and risk factors for Seizure MRI

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shakiba Hassanzadeh, MD[2]

Overview

MRI scan (preferably 3 tesla) should be performed in order to detect epileptogenic lesions. MRI is more sensitive in detecting some findings.

MRI

MRI (preferably 3 tesla) should be performed in order to detect epileptogenic lesions.[1]

MRI is more sensitive in detecting some findings such as hippocampal sclerosis and cortical dysplasia compared to CT scan.[2]

References

  1. Bank AM, Bazil CW (2019). "Emergency Management of Epilepsy and Seizures". Semin Neurol. 39 (1): 73–81. doi:10.1055/s-0038-1677008. PMID 30743294.
  2. Radue EW, Scollo-Lavizzari G (1994). "Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in epileptic seizures". Eur Neurol. 34 Suppl 1: 55–7. doi:10.1159/000119510. PMID 8001611.


Template:WH Template:WS