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387 Possible Causes for Confusion, Nocturnal Seizure

  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    It may be confused with autism. Bourneville, Désiré-Magloire, French physician, 1840-1909.[] Can be confused with acne.[] Sometimes multiple renal cysts can be confused with true polycystic kidney disease.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[] […] 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[]

  • Parasomnia

    Sleepwalkers may open their eyes while asleep or be confused when they wake up.[] The differential diagnosis from nocturnal seizures is crucial to avoid overtreatment of this benign albeit dramatically presenting condition.[] Nocturnal Seizures Nocturnal seizures occur during sleep and are commonly diagnosed by undergoing a overnight sleep study (PSG).[]

  • Epilepsy

    He did indicate episodic confusion pointing towards possibility of more occurrences.[] Leu729ThrfsTer6) in TMTC3, encoding transmembrane and tetratricopeptide repeat containing 3, in four siblings with nocturnal seizures and ID.[] seizures from other non-epileptic nocturnal paroxysmal events, namely parasomnias.[]

  • Nocturnal Hypoglycemia

    Hypoglycaemia, leading to confusion and impaired consciousness, is one of the most feared complications of diabetes.[] In this article, we describe four such cases and assess the duration of nocturnal hypoglycemia before the seizure.[] […] daytime symptoms of hypoglycemia include: Sweating Nervousness, shaking Weakness Extreme hunger Dizziness and headache Blurred vision Rapid heartbeat Inability to concentrate Confusion[]

  • Schizophrenia

    They usually don’t remember the treatment itself, and may experience a brief period of confusion following ECT.[] […] threshold Hypotension and hypertension Tachycardia Pyrexia Weight gain Glucose intolerance and diabetes mellitus Nocturnal enuresis Rare serious side effects: Neutropenia[] Thoughts and speech may become jumbled or confused, making conversation difficult and hard for other people to understand.[]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    Early onset of seizures and later recognized episodes of mild confusion before meals together with persistent atypical EEG features and unexpected learning difficulties led[] Nocturnal epilepsy Progressive myoclonic epilepsy Reflex epilepsy Secondary reading epilepsy Seizure, myoclonic Seizures, myoclonic Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy Stress-induced[] Some patients with idiopathic/genetic generalized epilepsy (IGE) experience visual aura, which can confuse the diagnosis.[]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    […] non-ketotic coma is a metabolic emergency usually seen in elderly non-insulin dependent diabetics, characterized by severe hyperglycaemia, volume depletion, altered consciousness, confusion[] Seizures. Coma. Treatment Hypoglycemic coma should be treated as an emergency.[] […] insufficient insulin resulting in plasma hyperosmolality and excessive water loss Symptoms Kussmaul respiration, acetone breath, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain Mental confusion[]

  • Drug-induced Hypoglycemia

    These similarities can lead to confusion in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia versus AMS, particularly for diabetics ascending to altitude.[] Asymptomatic nocturnal hypoglycemia is common and often lasts greater than 4 hours (11,28–31).[] Signs include Hunger Shakiness Dizziness Confusion Difficulty speaking Feeling anxious or weak In people with diabetes, hypoglycemia is often a side effect of diabetes medicines[]

  • Tonic-Clonic Seizure

    Within seconds, the officer collapsed and experienced a generalized tonic-clonic seizure with loss of consciousness and postictal confusion.[] OBJECTIVES: To describe the semiology and EEG characteristics of the age-related pattern of sleep/nocturnal (S/N) seizures in patients with Dravet Syndrome (DS).[] Confusion. A period of disorientation often follows a grand mal seizure. This is referred to as postictal confusion. Fatigue.[]

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