Complex Partial Seizures Evaluation
The evaluation of partial seizures begins with a medical history and physical examination.
The physical examination in someone with partial seizures is usually normal, unless they are actively experiencing a seizure.
Physical findings in someone with partial seizures may include:
- Arm numbness (unilateral)
- Leg numbness (unilateral)
- Hand numbness (unilateral)
- Arm weakness (unilateral)
- Leg weakness (unilateral)
- Facial weakness (unilateral):
- Stiff neck
- Difficulty with balance
- Loss of coordination
- Memory loss
Tests are usually required to confirm the diagnosis and cause of a seizure disorder.
Tests that may be used to evaluate partial seizures include:
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