Acute Brain Injury

Acute events predisposing to seizures.

Etiology

  • Trauma
  • Brain surgery
  • Other
  • Bleeding in or around the brain: sub-dural, epidural, sub-arachnoid hemorrhages
  • Thrombotic or embolic stroke
  • Brain tumor (primary or metastatic)
  • Anoxic brain injury (e.g. from near drowning)