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Question 1: If a seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes, or if the seizures begin coming in 'waves' one after the other - then ________ should be contacted immediately.
Emergency medical dispatcherAmbulanceTriageEmergency medical services

Question 2: This generalized epilepsy syndrome is distinguished from benign myoclonic epilepsy by its severity and must be differentiated from the ________ and Doose’s myoclonic-astatic epilepsy.
SeizureLennox–Gastaut syndromeWest syndromeTemporal lobe epilepsy

Question 3: Prolonged seizures may develop into ________, a dangerous condition requiring hospitalization and emergency treatment.
Unverricht-Lundborg diseaseTemporal lobe epilepsyEpilepsyStatus epilepticus

Question 4: ________ (flailing and jerking of the head, often in response to severe personal stress such as physical abuse)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorderAsperger syndromeConversion disorderMajor depressive disorder

Question 5: The most common surgeries are the resection of lesions like tumors or ________ which, in the process of treating the underlying lesion, often result in control of epileptic seizures caused by these lesions.
Patent ductus arteriosusCerebral arteriovenous malformationArteriovenous malformationICD-10 Chapter XVII: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

Question 6: ________ can be limited to seizures triggered by flashing lights.
Photosensitive epilepsyPsychogenic non-epileptic seizuresElectroencephalographyDennō Senshi Porygon

Question 7: Despite common ________, it is not possible for a person to swallow their own tongue during a seizure.

Question 8: The ________ in BOEC shows spikes recorded from the occipital (back of head) regions.
NeurosurgeryElectroencephalographyEpilepsyNervous system

Question 9: Catamenial epilepsy is the term denoting seizures linked to the ________.
MenopauseMenstruationOvulationMenstrual cycle

Question 10: ________ (JME) is an idiopathic generalized epilepsy that occurs in patients aged 8 to 20 years.
Landau–Kleffner syndromeJuvenile myoclonic epilepsyLafora diseaseTemporal lobe epilepsy

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