Indication for neuroimaging in new onset seizures

Neuroimaging in new onset seizures is recommended for all patients, even with return to baseline neurological status. This is specifically recommoneded in the context of 

  • new focal deficits
  • persistent altered mental status
  • fever
  • trauma
  • persistent headache
  • cancer history
  • anticoagulation
  • AIDS or immunocompromised
  • age older than 40 years
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