What is electroencephalogram?

Also known as: EEG.

Electroencephalogram, or EEG, detects brain activity using electrodes attached to the scalp. It is a medical test performed to diagnose epilepsy among other brain disorders.


Reviewed by: Prasanna Jayakar, MD, PhD.

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