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179 Possible Causes for Agitation, Nocturnal Seizure

  • Parasomnia

    Thirty-four participants (mean [ /-SD] age 22.7 [ /-12.9] years) noting nocturnal motor agitation or behaviors and 12 healthy controls (mean age 24.1 [ /-3.1] years) underwent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The differential diagnosis from nocturnal seizures is crucial to avoid overtreatment of this benign albeit dramatically presenting condition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sleep terrors occur with a loud scream and cause behavior suggesting extreme terror including rapid breathing, increased heartbeat, and agitation.[nicklauschildrens.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    […] or convulsions loss of consciousness Kids who have nocturnal hypoglycemia may have bouts of crying, nightmares, or night sweats (with damp sheets and/or pajamas), and might[kidshealth.org] VICTORIA NESBITT, MARTIN KIRKPATRICK, GALE PEARSON, ALLAN COLVER and ROB FORSYTH, Risk and causes of death in children with a seizure disorder, Developmental Medicine & Child[doi.org] […] pale, gray skin color headache moodiness or crankiness/irritability drowsiness weakness dizziness unsteadiness/staggering when walking blurred or double vision confusion seizures[kidshealth.org]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    Greater awareness of potential causes of RLS, and its differentiation from akathisia and illness related agitation might help in reducing the distress associated with it and[doi.org] Nocturnal epilepsy can manifest as localized or generalized tonic-clonic activity. Enuresis and postictal confusion may accompany seizures but not PLMD.[enotes.tripod.com] These might include dizziness, visual disturbances, agitation, seizures, mental clouding, depression, euphoria and other reactions.[consumerreports.org]

  • Schizophrenia

    In cases where the patient is agitated but more redirectable, sedation can be administered orally.[emedicine.com] […] threshold Hypotension and hypertension Tachycardia Pyrexia Weight gain Glucose intolerance and diabetes mellitus Nocturnal enuresis Rare serious side effects: Neutropenia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with schizophrenia may behave inappropriately or become extremely agitated and shout or swear for no reason.[nhs.uk]

  • Drug-induced Hypoglycemia

    On day 417, he developed symptoms consistent with delirium with visual and auditory hallucinations, agitation, and insomnia.[nature.com] Asymptomatic nocturnal hypoglycemia is common and often lasts greater than 4 hours (11,28–31).[guidelines.diabetes.ca] […] treated with haloperidol 5 mg intramuscularly (i.m.); over the next 17 h, he received an additional 15 mg of haloperidol in doses of 2–5 mg i.m. because of poor control of agitation[nature.com]

  • Citrullinemia Type 2

    […] delirium, confusion, restlessness, disorientation, drowsiness, memory loss, abnormal behavior (aggression, irritability, and hyperactivity), seizures, and coma.[orpha.net] , restlessness, drowsiness, loss of memory, flapping tremor, convulsive seizures, and coma.[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org] […] citrin deficiency characterized clinically by adult onset (20 and 50 years of age), recurrent episodes of hyperammonemia and associated neuropsychiatric symptoms such as nocturnal[orpha.net]

  • Limbic Encephalitis

    During the third cycle of treatment, the patient developed psychomotor agitation and hallucinations followed by severe consciousness level reduction and cognitive impairment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] From the clinical point of view the case is interesting because of the presence of nocturnal epileptic seizures and an EEG pattern of REM behavior disorder without evident[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com] A 53 years old man presented with agitated behaviour, drowsiness, irrelevant talking, confusion, hallucinations and loss of memory.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Insomnia

    […] psychosis was made and the patient was started on a regimen of aripiprazole 10 mg once daily along with lorazepam 2 mg intravenously in two divided doses in the event of agitation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nocturnal seizures can also interfere with sleep. Treatment is directed at the underlying disorder and symptom relief (eg, with bedtime analgesics).[merckmanuals.com] A 60-year-old woman with chief complaints of insomnia, agitation, and suicidal ideation, was admitted to an inpatient psychiatric ward.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

    Frequently, midazolam is also used as an injection or infusion for the treatment of agitation in ventilator-dependent patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] seizures, asthma, and panic attacks are more likely to occur in the NREM stages of sleep.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After resuming infusions and providing additional sedatives and opioids, the loose stools, yawning, and agitation resolved. However, the tachycardia persisted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Panayiotopoulos Syndrome

    Seizures may occur while awake and onset may be inconspicuous with pallor, agitation, nausea, and vomiting. 8 The duration of the seizures is usually long, commonly lasting[mhmedical.com] seizures, tonic deviation of the eyes, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Five minutes later, he complained of headache and became agitated and paler.[en.wikipedia.org]

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