International Journal of Epilepsy 2015; 02(02): 001-005
DOI: 10.1016/S2213-6320(15)00061-5
Epilepsy Quiz
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International Journal of Epilepsy

Atma Ram Bansal
1  Neurologist & Epileptologist, Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon (Haryana-India). +919958026324
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Publication Date:
06 May 2018 (online)


Epilepsy Quiz:

  • Q.1 True about Aicardi Syndrome is (Dr Jean Dennis Aicardi 1926 – 2015)

    • A) Seen in female infants

    • B) No significant visual symptoms

    • C) Normal brain anatomically

    • D) Benign myoclonic jerks

  • Q.2 Which is seen in Panayiotopoulos syndrome?

    • A) Mainly tonic-clonic seizures

    • B) Onset age 10-20 years

    • C) Prolonged seizures of more than half an hour

    • D) Normal EEG

  • Q.3 What is characteristic of Landau kleffner syndrome?

    • A) Poor speech and hearing since birth.

    • B) Speech is normal throughout the course

    • C) Seizures are infrequent

    • D) Normal behaviour

  • Q.4 Sclerosis of which area of hippocampus occur in MTLE?

    • A). CA1

    • B). CA2

    • C). CA3

    • D). CA4

  • Q.5 Which drug causes Nephrolithiasis?

    • A) Oxcarbazepine

    • B) Lacosamide

    • C) Lamotrigine

    • D) Topiramte

  • Q.6 Which antiepileptic can produce parkinsonism

    • A) Phenytoin

    • B) Sodium Valproate

    • C) Levetiracetam

    • D) Oxcarbazapine

  • Q.7 Which antiepileptic can worsen seizures in benign rolandic epilepsy (BECTS)

    • A) Clobazam

    • B) Carbamezapine

    • C) Sodium valproate

    • D) Levetiracetam

  • Q.8. What is the diagnosis in the current EEG

    • A) Left posterior spike and wave discharges

    • B) EKG artifacts

    • C) 6-Hz benign variants

    • D) None of the above

  • Q.9. A 35-year obese female is having migraine and primary generalised epilepsy. Which anti-epileptic you will prefer

    • A) Carbamezapine

    • B) Topiramate

    • C) Sodium Valproate

    • D) Lamotrigene

  • Q.10. This child is having recurrent daily seizures for last 2years with poor response to antiepileptics and right hemiaparesis. What is the best treatment option?

    • A) Multilobar resection

    • B) Focal resection of left frontal lobe

    • C) Vagus nerve stimulation

    • D) Hemispherotomy

  • Q.11. Hemiconvulsion-hemiparesis and epilepsy syndrome (HHE) is characterised by –

    • A) Progressive hemiparesis

    • B) Generalised seizures at onset

    • C) Permanent and static hemiparesis

    • D) Normal MRI brain

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