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16 Possible Causes for Continuous Rhythmic Slowing, Generalized Slow Delta Activities, Generalized Slow Theta Activities

  • Hypoglycemia

    An 84-year-old Japanese woman with metastatic insulinoma suffered from frequent hypoglycemic events. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) confirmed severe and frequent symptomatic/asymptomatic hypoglycemia. After the initiation of everolimus treatment, the hypoglycemic events were rapidly eliminated. CGM revealed[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    Thalamic lesions generally produced focal or unilateral delta activity, but the slow activity varied in time of onset, amplitude and degree of focality 16.[scielo.br] They consist mainly of 11,13 : focal slow activity; regional or generalized bisynchronous slow activity; generalized asynchronous slow activity; focal attenuation; generalized[scielo.br] In general, fast-growing tumors, such as glioblastoma multiforme or metastatic brain tumors, are associated with focal slow activity occurring in the delta frequency 16.[scielo.br]

  • Hyponatremia

    Hyponatremia is defined as a serum sodium level of less than 135 mEq/L in a patient. Although hyponatremia is not an uncommon laboratory finding, especially in the elderly, hunting for the etiology is a challenging issue for any clinician. The three first-line investigations that are required for further analysis are[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    The study aim was to estimate the genetic contribution to individual differences in different forms of memory in a large family-based group of older adults. As part of the Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease Family Study, 899 persons (277 with Alzheimer's disease, 622 unaffected) from 325 families completed a battery of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Objectives: This critical literature review examines historical and current investigations on the efficacy and mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Potential safety risks and oxygen toxicity, as well as HBO's future potential, are also discussed. Methods: Directed literature[…][oadoi.org]

  • Dementia

    † Deceased. From University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; and Minneapolis VA Health Care System and HealthPartners, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Disclaimer: Findings and conclusions are those of the authors, who are responsible for the article's contents; findings and[…][doi.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Cushing’s syndrome can develop for two reasons: Medication containing a cortisol-like synthetic compound called glucocorticoid 1, 2 A benign or malignant tumor in the body that makes the adrenal (pronounced uh-DREEN-l ) gland produce too much cortisol 1, 2 Medication Medication is responsible for most cases of[…][web.archive.org]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    In the cases of encephalopathy, EEG can register generalized slowing or suppression of the EEG reactivity, loss of fast rhythm with occurrence of diffuse slow activity (theta[neurologyindia.com] In the cases of encephalopathy, EEG can register generalized slowing or suppression of the EEG reactivity, loss of fast rhythm with occurrence of diffuse slow activity (theta[neurologyindia.com] […] and delta), presence of particular EEG patterns (focal or generalized), intermittent activity suppression, or an electrocortical silence. [35], [36] In the patients with[neurologyindia.com]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    Ital J Pediatr. 2015 Jan 20;41:3. doi: 10.1186/s13052-014-0107-1. Author information 1 Department of Pediatrics, The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, 109 West Xueyuan Road, Wenzhou, China. zhouyonghai311@126.com. Abstract The most usual presentation of Plesiomonas[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

     To demonstrate the change of the ascending reticular activating system (ARAS) concurrent with the recovery of impaired consciousness following a shunt operation in a stroke patient.  A 65-year-old female patient underwent coiling of a ruptured right posterior communicating artery and, subsequently, underwent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]