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What causes seizure with unconsciousness and jerky limbs?

My 16 year old niece had a seizure 2 weeks ago. Witness advised that she has fainted and that her arms an legs were jerking. this apparently did not las t long. She was immediately hospitalised, EEG, CT & MRI scans were done. EEG was good, and MRI showed a shadow on the brain. She does not have a history of any illness, no symptoms, never had a headache. For a month she was on Roaccutane tablets for severe case of pimples. Could you please advise what could be the problem
Tue, 1 Oct 2019
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Hello,

In such case is necessary to clarify the "shadow on the MRI". For this is necessary to have a brain MRI with contrast enhancement and vascular protocol. Discuss with the Neurologist for these issues.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

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Dr Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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