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4,693 Possible Causes for Convulsions

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

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

  • 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[] Very severely ill infants may be unable to feed or drink and may also experience unconsciousness, hypothermia and convulsions.[] […] especially when experiencing a high fever In infected infants, serious complications can sometimes develop, including being unable to drink, unconsciousness, hypothermia and convulsions[]

  • Dementia

    Chronic pain and depression often co-occur, and pain may exacerbate depression in people with dementia. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of analgesic treatment for depression in nursing home patients with advanced dementia and clinically significant depressive symptoms. We[…][]

  • 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[] , 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.[] […] 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[]

  • Influenza

    Influenza vaccine sends children into convulsions 5/12/2010 - Influenza vaccines have sent 57 children into life-threatening convulsions, reports The Age out of Australia.[] […] or convulsions signs of other serious conditions, such as meningococcal disease (which may include severe headache, sleepiness, vomiting, stiff neck, dislike of bright lights[] Non-respiratory complications include: Febrile convulsions . Otitis media . Toxic shock syndrome . Myositis and myoglobinaemia. Heart failure.[]

  • Otitis Media

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

  • 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[] 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[]

  • 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[]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    R50 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50 Fever of other and unknown origin 2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Type 1 Excludes chills without fever ( R68.83 ) febrile convulsions[] 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[] (anti-convulsant hypersensitivity syndrome) Lamotrigine Moderate Hepatocellular often with immune-allergic features (anti-convulsant hypersensitivity syndrome) Valproate Hyperammonemia[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    A 15-year old girl was admitted in the medicine department of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College with the complaints of recurrent abdominal pain, convulsions and weakness of[] Furthermore, he was referred to department of pediatric endocrinology and metabolism seeking metabolic consultation for convulsion.[] […] already burning fire in me to find out what was wrong with Jill, whose first presentations were neurological symptoms: tremors, headaches, nauseous and frequent fainting/convulsive[]

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