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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[] The differential diagnosis from nocturnal seizures is crucial to avoid overtreatment of this benign albeit dramatically presenting condition.[] Sleep terrors occur with a loud scream and cause behavior suggesting extreme terror including rapid breathing, increased heartbeat, and agitation.[]

  • 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[] 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[] […] pale, gray skin color headache moodiness or crankiness/irritability drowsiness weakness dizziness unsteadiness/staggering when walking blurred or double vision confusion seizures[]

  • 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[] Nocturnal epilepsy can manifest as localized or generalized tonic-clonic activity. Enuresis and postictal confusion may accompany seizures but not PLMD.[] These might include dizziness, visual disturbances, agitation, seizures, mental clouding, depression, euphoria and other reactions.[]

  • Schizophrenia

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

  • Drug-induced Hypoglycemia

    On day 417, he developed symptoms consistent with delirium with visual and auditory hallucinations, agitation, and insomnia.[] Asymptomatic nocturnal hypoglycemia is common and often lasts greater than 4 hours (11,28–31).[] […] 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[]

  • Citrullinemia Type 2

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

  • Limbic Encephalitis

    During the third cycle of treatment, the patient developed psychomotor agitation and hallucinations followed by severe consciousness level reduction and cognitive impairment[] 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[] A 53 years old man presented with agitated behaviour, drowsiness, irrelevant talking, confusion, hallucinations and loss of memory.[]

  • 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[] Nocturnal seizures can also interfere with sleep. Treatment is directed at the underlying disorder and symptom relief (eg, with bedtime analgesics).[] A 60-year-old woman with chief complaints of insomnia, agitation, and suicidal ideation, was admitted to an inpatient psychiatric ward.[]

  • Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

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

  • 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[] seizures, tonic deviation of the eyes, and vomiting.[] Five minutes later, he complained of headache and became agitated and paler.[]

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