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Status epilepticus is a prolonged seizure that can cause brain
damage and sometimes death. Head injury, drug overdose or withdrawal, stroke,
brain tumor, infection, or seizure disorders are common causes of status
It occurs when:
Current as of:
June 2, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology
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