An acute symptomatic seizure is defined as a clinical seizure occurring in close temporal relationship with an acute central nervous system (CNS) insult, which may be metabolic, toxic, structural, infectious, or inflammatory [1]. Overall acute symptomatic seizures represent nearly 40% of total seizures [2], 40% of all cases of afebrile seizures [3] and 50–70% of status epilepticus episodes [4]. The overall life-time risk of developing an acute symptomatic seizure is 3.6% which approaches that of developing epilepsy [2,3].

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