NeurologyLive® Brain Games: October 1, 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.

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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, brief muscle jerks that often involve only 1 part of the body, and is commonly observed in children?


Which type of epilepsy syndrome is characterized by sudden, brief episodes of muscle weakness or paralysis triggered by strong emotions, such as laughter or anger?


In the context of epilepsy management, what is the primary goal of continuous long-term electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring?


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