Seizure – Differential Diagnosis

Red flags
  • Signs of Meningitis/Encephalitis
  • ‘Thunderclap’ headache
  • Focal neurological signs
  • History of Malignancy
  • Chronic alcoholism
  • First ever seizure
Investigations to consider
  • FBC, CRP/ESR
  • U+Es, LFTs, Bone profile, Serum glucose, Magnesium
  • ECG, CXR
  • CT/MRI scan
  • Lumbar puncture

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