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

  • Hypoglycemia

    Intern Med. 2016;55(8):949-53. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.55.5737. Epub 2016 Apr 15. Author information 1 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan. Abstract We encountered a 62-year-old woman who experienced frequent episodes of hypoglycemia. She was diagnosed with postprandial[…][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] 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] They found that cortical gray matter lesions alone did not produce slow activity, probably because the pure cortical lesions presumably destroy the neuronal generators located[scielo.br]

  • Hyponatremia

    OBJECTIVES: To assess symptoms and characteristics of hyponatremia, the most common electrolyte disturbance in hospitalized individuals and a condition that is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. DESIGN: Prospective observational multicenter study. SETTING: Two Swiss academic centers. PARTICIPANTS:[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    , A M Saunders, D Schmechel, M Pericak-Vance, J Enghild, G S Salvesen, and A D Roses Abstract Apolipoprotein E is immunochemically localized to the senile plaques, vascular amyloid, and neurofibrillary tangles of Alzheimer disease. In vitro, apolipoprotein E in cerebrospinal fluid binds to synthetic beta A4 peptide (the[…][doi.org]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Pediatric head injuries are common and may present with varying degrees of altered mental status in children. The approach to evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of further injury is important in achieving good health outcomes after a head injury. In this article, we review the pathophysiology,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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

    Adrenal oncocytoma is very rare pathological variant of adrenal neoplasm. These are usually large and non-functional; however, rarely functional adrenal oncocytomas are also presented as Cushing's syndrome and pheochromocytoma. We report a case of adrenal oncocytoma in 38 year old female presented with symptoms[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] ., frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity (FIRDA), or spikes and sharp waves as well as spike-wave discharges in temporal regions. [37] In hyponatremia, EEG detects[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

    […] noun mass noun Medicine Inflammation of the membranes of the brain and the adjoining cerebral tissue. ‘Disease also includes endocarditis, keratitis, osteomyelitis, peritonitis, and meningoencephalitis.’ ‘An infant with botulism is often diagnosed with sepsis or meningoencephalitis because of symptoms of lethargy and[…][en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Hydrocephalus

    A 39-year old man underwent surgery for recurrence of a cervical schwannoma. At 6 months postoperatively, severe headache appeared and head CT showed marked ventricular dilation that was diagnosed as delayed hydrocephalus. Dural repair surgery using a fascia patch of the tensor fasciae latae muscle was[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]