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4,655 Possible Causes for Convulsions

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Convulsion: 25% (2) children had convulsion. 2.4% (1/44) of hyponatremic children had history of convulsion.[omicsonline.org] None of the cases with Isonatremia had history of convulsion.[omicsonline.org] The child had a prolonged duration of stay (8 days). 12.5% (1/13) of Hypernatremic children had convulsion.[omicsonline.org]

  • Influenza

    […] or convulsions signs of other serious conditions, such as meningococcal disease (which may include severe headache, sleepiness, vomiting, stiff neck, dislike of bright lights[health.govt.nz] […] come down, especially if you are pregnant chills or severe shaking difficulty breathing or chest pain purple or bluish discolouration of your lips, skin, fingers or toes seizures[health.govt.nz]

  • Pneumonia

    In severe cases, other symptoms to expect include a blue-tinged skin, decreased thirst, convulsions, constant vomiting, decreased levels of consciousness and temperature always[symptoma.com] Very severely ill infants may be unable to feed or drink and may also experience unconsciousness, hypothermia and convulsions.[who.int] […] especially when experiencing a high fever In infected infants, serious complications can sometimes develop, including being unable to drink, unconsciousness, hypothermia and convulsions[draxe.com]

  • Dementia

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  • Meningitis

    Spots/rash See the Glass Test Severe headache Stiff neck Dislike bright lights Convulsions/seizures Early symptoms can include: Fever, headache, vomiting, muscle pain and[meningitisnow.org] , fits or convulsions Sensitivity to light Severe headache Stiff neck Unusual high-pitched cry (infants) Vomiting *Not everyone who contracts meningitis will get a rash.[meningitis.com.au] […] influenzae ) Note: Meningitis is often marked by fever, headache, vomiting, malaise, and stiff neck, and if left untreated in bacterial forms, may progress to confusion, stupor, convulsions[merriam-webster.com]

  • Otitis Media

    In a small child with a high temperature there is a risk of febrile convulsions . This is discussed more fully in its own article.[patient.info] Signs Examination may reveal: High temperature (febrile convulsions may be associated with the temperature rise in AOM). A red, yellow or cloudy tympanic membrane.[patient.info]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    In children younger than 2yr, hypoglycemia, dehydration and convulsions are frequently observed and in young girls, virilization is suspect of congenital adrenal hyperplasia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe vomiting and diarrhea, resulting in dehydration Low blood pressure Loss of consciousness or the ability to stand Confusion, psychosis, slurred speech Severe lethargy Convulsions[healthcentral.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Brown Recluse Spider bite appearance Reddening and swelling Blister may appear at the bite site bite symptoms Mild skin irritation (itching) Skin lesions Fever, convulsions[orkin.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    […] rheumatoid and other inflammatory forms of arthritis chronic kidney or liver disease an overactive thyroid using corticosteroids for more than 3 months taking certain anti-convulsive[andrologyaustralia.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50 Fever of other and unknown origin 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Type 1 Excludes chills without fever ( R68.83 ) febrile convulsions[icd10data.com] LITFL team recommend induction of anaesthesia if any of the following are present . decreased GCS is associated with increased aspiration risk GCS prolonged or recurrent seizures[stemlynsblog.org] (anti-convulsant hypersensitivity syndrome) Lamotrigine Moderate Hepatocellular often with immune-allergic features (anti-convulsant hypersensitivity syndrome) Valproate Hyperammonemia[gi.org]

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