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1,725 Possible Causes for Aspiration Pneumonia, Seizure

  • Pneumonia

    […] at risk of aspiration pneumonia which usually affects the right lung and is caused by anaerobes from the oropharynx.[patient.info] ., during a seizure or while intoxicated) could vomit and then inhale stomach contents and bacteria into the lungs and develop pneumonia.[vdh.virginia.gov] A depressed gag reflex, such as from alcohol intoxication, overdose, head injury, stroke or seizure increases the risk of aspiration pneumonia [3] .[ems1.com]

  • Tay-Sachs Disease

    The patients was a 3-year-old boy with psychomotor retardation and attacked by seizures since 8 months of age. On funduscopy, the maculla presented a cherry-red spot.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Death generally occurs by age 5, due usually to cachexia (wasting away) or aspiration pneumonia. There are several forms of TSD.[medicinenet.com] Her seizures and right hemisphere lesion improved with glycerol and dexamethasone treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tetanus

    The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Respiratory failure 6(85.7%), and aspiration pneumonia 1(14.3%) were causes of death. In this study, case fatality rate was high.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laryngospasm/obstruction Sedative-associated obstruction Respiratory apnoea Type I (atelectasis, aspiration, pneumonia) and type II respiratory failure (laryngeal spasm,[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    However, their findings suggest that that the risk of bacterial meningitis in children presenting with simple febrile seizure is very low.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Impaired consciousness, aspiration pneumonia, and cranial nerve palsy at admission were independently associated with increased mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Depressed sensorium accompanied by fever can also be the result of a drug overdose combined with an aspiration pneumonia.[oncologynurseadvisor.com]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Age, seizures and shock signs were independently associated with mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two of the patients (both teenagers) died of fulminant infection during the first 36 hours of therapy and one elderly woman developed aspiration pneumonia requiring penicillin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of those who survive, 10% of the people will have lingering symptoms such as deafness, seizures or stroke.[faculty.washington.edu]

  • Status Epilepticus

    This study provides evidence that BS is safe and associated with less breakthrough seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pneumonia, and longer time on the ventilator.[emcrit.org] Pneumonia attributed by the investigators to aspiration occurred in 51% of the patients in the hypothermia group and in 45% of the patients in the control group.[nejm.org]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Seite 11 - Atypical absence seizures B. Myoclonic seizures C. Clonic seizures D. Tonic seizures E. Tonic-clonic seizures F. Atonic seizures (astatic seizures) III. ‎[books.google.de] pneumonia Neurogenic pulmonary edema Cardiac arrhythmias Sudden death Mortality rates for seizures are low, but, amongst the epilepsies, rates for tonic-clonic seizures are[emedicine.medscape.com] Seizures can manifest in big ways, like the seizures you see in movies (grand mal/tonic-clonic seizures) and little ways (focal/petit mal/absence seizures).[themighty.com]

  • Stroke

    We report an event in which a seizure and stroke occurred together and consider that the stroke may have been caused by seizure-induced demand ischaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pneumonia surgery for people with acute stroke Who is it for?[nice.org.uk] Patients who lose their ability to swallow may develop aspiration pneumonia when food or saliva is inhaled into the lungs causing infection.[medicinenet.com]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    Aspiration pneumonia is a risk and can occur even with endotracheal intubation. Elevate the head of the bed at 30 degrees to help prevent this complication.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Three normotensive patients presented with seizures and CT showed an intracerebral hematoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presenting symptoms include headache, seizures and focal neurological deficit, which are due to a parasitic granulomatous space-occupying lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epilepsy

    The second patient initially had nonreflex seizures arising from the left temporal lobe and went on to develop reflex seizures upon exiting water.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This study aims to explore the predictive role of irisin and chemerin for seizure control in children with idiopathic epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Obvious seizure control was observed in 10 analyzed patients (100%) and 6 patients (60%) became seizure-free.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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