Re: complex partial seizures
Maria - if you have had two or more seizure events of any type - then by current standard medical definition, you have epilepsy. If they are infrequent, or atypical in some way, Docs will often just classify as 'seizure disorder'.
Having a 'normal' standard or sleep deprived e.e.g. does not rule out seizures or epilepsy.
In fact, nearly 50% of people with seizure disorders can show "normal" e.e.g'.s
Sleep deprived e.e.g.'s are only another tool to try and produce seizure activity in the brain during the testing. Sleep deprivation can contribute to seizure activity.
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