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40 Can a person with Epilepsy have a false negative EEG?




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This article is from the Epilepsy FAQ, by Andrew Patrick (andrew@calvin.dgbt.doc.ca) with numerous contributions by others.

40 Can a person with Epilepsy have a false negative EEG?

An EEG measures the electrical activity on the surface of the brain. An
EEG may appear to be normal if the abnormal electrical activity is
occurring deeper in the brain than the EEG is able to monitor.

 

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