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10 yo gson with jerking legs in seizure like episode

My ten year old grandson has been diagnosed with epilepsy. He has episodes where his legs start jerking and become very weak.  The symptoms are only from the waist down.  Wouldn't the entire brain have to be involved with both legs jerking and why no symptoms in the rest of his body.

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BECAUSE CERTAIN TYPES OF SEIZURES AFFECT CERTAIN PARTS OF THE BRAIN.WHAT TYPE OF SEIZURES WAS HE DX WITH? GRAND MAL?
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Hi,
How is your grandson feeling now?
Is he still having seizures?
In the pediatric age group there are lots of causes for seizures.
Seizures are common in pediatric age group and occur in approximately 10% of children. Most seizures are provoked by body disorders originating outside the brain, such as high fever, infection, syncope, head trauma; shortness of breath for want of oxygen can also cause seizure, or cardiac abnormalities.
What is the type of seizures, focal or generalized? How long was the seizure and was there loss of consciousness during seizure? How was his behavior during and after seizure?
What all investigation has been done?
What is the level of Serum. Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous and Serum. Sodium in his body?
What is the level of sugars?
There are seizures which are focal in origin; hence they occur in particular part of body.
Keep me informed if you have any queries.
Bye.
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