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8,269 Possible Causes for Convulsions

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  • Hypoglycemia

    Severe symptoms can include impaired vision, confusion, seizures, and unconsciousness.[web.archive.org] Severe hypoglycemia may require an ambulance, for example if loss of consciousness occurs or a seizure persists for more than 5 minutes.[diabetes.co.uk] Severe low blood sugars are those less than 40 mg., those requiring help from another person, or those which cause you to have a convulsion or become unconscious.[uihc.org]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    […] body) Profuse sweating, even in cold conditions Extreme agitation or anxiety Persistent insomnia Nausea or vomiting Seizures Hallucinations Alcohol detoxification is poses[timberlineknolls.com] Withdrawal symptoms may include nausea, sweating, restlessness, irritability, tremors, hallucinations and convulsions.[apa.org] […] without food can have an attack of hypoglycemia, a sudden shortage of blood sugar, causing nervous symptoms like stupor or abnormal behaviour and, in severe cases, coma or convulsions[medbroadcast.com]

  • Epilepsy

    We herein report two epilepsy patients with the seizure focus in the non-dominant hemisphere manifesting secondarily generalized convulsion (sGC) with retained awareness characterized[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to ICD-10-CM 345.01 Generalized nonconvulsive epilepsy, with intractable epilepsy convert 345.01 to ICD-10-CM 345.1 Generalized convulsive epilepsy 345.10 Generalized convulsive[icd9data.com] We assessed the activity of PDSN in pilocarpine induced seizures in combination with different agents which are acting via diverse receptors, such as atropine, memantine,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    […] and that it often results in the development of a more severe form of convulsions, such as partial seizures, prolonged seizures, and repeated seizures, and might be a risk[adc.bmj.com] Also, 8 of 10 CSF samples from 8 patients who had three or more febrile convulsions and 1 of 7 CSF samples from patients who had a single febrile convulsion contained HHV-[dx.doi.org] All patients had no past history of afebrile seizure before the febrile convulsion.[adc.bmj.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    In patient [ 5 ] convulsion and hypertension were the main pathognomonic signs.[omicsonline.org] […] resp. depression does occur following benzodiazepine sedation, only consider using flumazenil to reverse it if there is no evidence of concomitant pro-arrhythmic or pro-convulsant[ozemedicine.com] According to the FDA, convulsions or coma usually precede death in these cases.[mentalhelp.net]

  • Hyponatremia

    Focal or generalised seizures.[patient.info] Severe hyponatremia can lead to seizures and coma.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Other complications include rhabdomyolysis, seizures and respiratory arrest.[patient.info]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The symptoms following are common of chronic alcohol addiction: Body tremors and convulsions Excessive sweating Extreme anxiety disorders Seizures Auditory & visual hallucinations[harborvillageflorida.com] Seizures Heavy drinking can cause epilepsy and can trigger seizures even in people who don't have epilepsy .[webmd.com] Seizures Heavy drinking can cause epilepsy and can trigger seizures even in people who don't have epilepsy.[m.webmd.com]

  • Status Epilepticus

    BACKGROUND: Tonic-clonic convulsions and convulsive status epilepticus (currently defined as a tonic-clonic convulsion lasting at least 30 minutes) are medical emergencies[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Young GB, Jordan KG, Doig GS: An assessment of non-convulsive seizures in the intensive care unit using continuous EEG monitoring: an investigation of vari-ables associated[dx.doi.org] OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of anticonvulsant drugs used to treat any acute tonic-clonic convulsion of any duration, including established convulsive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Head Injury

    […] up or excessive sleepiness Unequal size of the pupils (the dark center part of the eyes) Double vision or blurry vision Unusual paleness that lasts for more than an hour Convulsions[healthychildren.org] If your baby hits his head and starts breathing irregularly, has convulsions, or is unconscious, call for immediate help.[babycenter.com] Dizziness, loss of balance, or convulsions. Any visual problems such as blurring of vision, or double vision. Blood, or clear fluid, leaking from the nose or ear.[patient.info]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Severe convulsion and loss of awareness may be caused by large pineal cyst or pineal gland cysts that are symptomatic.[epainassist.com] We report a new complication of intracystic hemorrhage in a large pineal gland cyst in a 40-year-old man with new onset seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] was once believed that smaller cysts (less than 5.0 mm) were usually asymptomatic, but for larger cysts (greater than 5.0 mm), symptoms could include headache, unexpected seizures[en.wikipedia.org]

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