Clinical evaluation

A. The patient will be unable to recall the event. An attempt should be made to obtain information from an observer. A description of the motor activity, premonitory symptoms, postictal state, tongue-biting, incontinence and provoking factors should be sought.

B. A history of systemic illness, drug use or abuse, pregnancy, mental retardation, developmental history, head trauma, altered mental function, focal weakness, risk factors for HIV infection, and a family history of seizure disorder should be evaluated.

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