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  • Question: My husband (30 years old) had a craniotomy on 11/25/02. The pathology was Anaplastic Astrocytoma. He started radiation and Temodar on 12/19/02 and he was fine until yesterday. He checked his Dilantin level on 1/24/03 and it was 23. His oncologist told us to decrease the dosage of Dilantin to 400 mg/day from 500 mg/day. Last night (2/4/03), he had a grand mal seizure and this is his first seizure after the surgery. My question is: did the seizure happen because the tumor recurred?
  • Answer:02/05/2003
    This question cannot be answered on the internet. You must ask your physician about the different reasons for seizures. There are many that do not necessarily mean recurrence.

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