UMEM Educational Pearls

Category: Neurology

Title: Seizure Associated with Stroke

Keywords: seizure, stroke, antiepileptic treatment (PubMed Search)

Posted: 6/4/2008 by Aisha Liferidge, MD (Updated: 4/24/2024)
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  • Seizures occur in 5-7% of patients within the first 24 hours of stroke.
  • Although seizure prophylaxis is not indicated, prevention of subsequent seizures with standard antiepileptic treatment is recommended.