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Table 3 Distribution of etiology in accordance with cluster seizures

From: Cluster seizures and status epilepticus in new onset seizures among adult Egyptians

Etiology of new onset seizures Cluster seizures Chi-square
No Yes Total
N % N % N % X2 P-value
Etiology Cerebrovascular 45 50.56 8 25.81 53 44.17 25.520 < 0.001*
SOL (brain tumor) 2 2.25 9 29.03 11 9.17
Acute symptomatic seizure* 11 12.36 2 6.45 13 10.83
Idiopathic epilepsy syndrome 15 16.85 7 22.58 22 18.33
Cryptogenic 4 4.49 2 6.45 6 5.00
Encephalitis 7 7.87 0 0.00 7 5.83
Post-traumatic epilepsy 5 5.62 3 9.68 8 6.67
  1. *Metabolic, PRES, vasculitis, drug-induced seizure