Latest Test Your Knowledge Question Focuses on Pediatric Seizure

October 11, 2011


A healthy 10-year-old boy woke up at night emitting strange sounds, salivating, with twitching on the right side of his face, with spread to the right arm. The episode lasted for about 1 minute with quick return to baseline functioning. Six months later, he had a slightly longer episode, which evolved into a generalized tonic-clonic seizure. An EEG from the patient is shown. The natural course of this patient's condition includes which of the following outcomes?

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