CT in patients presenting with fitting

Immediate non-contrast CT is possibly useful for emergency patients presenting with seizure to guide appropriate acute management especially where there is an abnormal neurological examination, predisposing history, or focal seizure onset



C. L. Harden et al. Reassessment: Neuroimaging in the emergency patient presenting with seizure (an evidence-based review). Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology 2007;69:1772-1780

Content by Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan 15/12/2007, 15/02/2009. Last review Dr ÍOS 21/06/21-> .