Author’s reply to GirlingBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g4152 (Published 24 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4152
- Heather Angus-Leppan, consultant neurologist and epilepsy lead1
- 1Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2QG, UK
Girling correctly mentions eclampsia as a cause of tonic-clonic seizure.1 In my article, only the most common causes of symptomatic seizure could be mentioned.2 Eclampsia is a rare cause of symptomatic first seizure (structural/metabolic seizure in the new terminology).3 4 Many other rare causes were also not discussed, …
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