What is the morphology of normal EEG waveforms?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Roy Sucholeiki, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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This section identifies some normal waveforms, including K complex, V waves, lambda waves, positive occipital sharp transients of sleep (POSTS), spindles, mu rhythm, spikes, sharp waves, and certain delta waves (polyphasic and monophasic shapes).

These waves are recognized by their shape and form and secondarily by their frequency. They include waves that may be normal in some settings and abnormal in others (eg, spikes, sharp waves).


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