NeurologyLive® Brain Games: July 30, 2023

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Test your neurology knowledge with NeurologyLive®'s weekly quiz series, featuring questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics. This week's topic is epilepsy and seizure disorders.

Welcome to NeurologyLive® Brain Games! This weekly quiz series, which goes live every Sunday morning, will feature questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics, written by physicians, clinicians, and experts in the fields of neurological care and advocacy.

Test your mettle each week with 3 questions that cover a variety of aspects in the field of neurology, with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and seizure disorders, headache and migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

This week's questions include the theme of epilepsy and seizure disorders.

Click here to check out the prior iterations of Brain Games.

Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our associate editorial director, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

Which type of seizure is characterized by sudden bilateral loss of muscle tone, often resulting in falls, and is typically seen in children?


Which term describes a rare but severe hypersensitivity reaction that can occur with certain antiepileptic drugs and is characterized by fever, skin rash, and internal organ involvement?


Which nonpharmacological treatment option has shown promising results in reducing seizure frequency in some patients with drug-resistant epilepsy and involves the surgical disconnection of the area of the brain causing seizures from the rest of the brain?


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