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What Tests are Used to Diagnose Epilepsy?

What Tests are Used to Diagnose Epilepsy...

Is there a certain type of test needed for epilepsy diagnosis? The diagnosis of epilepsy is a clinical diagnosis. Your doctor will diagnose epilepsy based on the information from the history, physical examination, EEG, and brain imaging studies. There are certain tests to support the diagnosis of epilepsy such as electroencephalogram (EEG) and brain imaging. EEG amplifies electrical activity in brain and records and displays them on a computer screen. In the past EEG displays were on paper. Abnormalities such as spikes, sharp and slow waves occur during seizures. In...
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