What other conditions may be considered in the differential diagnoses of first adult seizure?

Updated: Nov 30, 2017
  • Author: Eissa Ibrahim AlEissa, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Other conditions that may be considered in the evaluation of a new-onset seizure in an adult include the following:

  • Chorea gravidarum

  • Essential tremor

  • Hemifacial spasm

  • Hyperammonemia

  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

  • Restless legs syndrome


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