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What is the difference between a stroke-like episode and a seizure?

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A seizure is the expression of an abnormal electrical activity in the brain (stroke is a vascular problem) but can resemble very much a stroke. Other words for “seizures” are “epilepsy” and “convulsions”.

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CDG Family Network FAQ's, Updated by Jaak Jaeken, MD, Ph.D. 07/27/11 

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