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4,551 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

    Dementia is a loss of cognitive abilities severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living. It is most common in elderly individuals, with advancing age being the strongest risk factor. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer disease (AD), but there are numerous other known causes. Most types[…][]

  • 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.[] Non-respiratory complications include: Febrile convulsions . Otitis media . Toxic shock syndrome . Myositis and myoglobinaemia. Heart failure.[] These influenza vaccines were being give to children under five to "protect" them from seasonal flu, but after receiving the shots, these children started going into convulsions[]

  • 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.[] (convulsions).[]

  • 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 [ 3 ] Examination may reveal: High temperature (febrile convulsions may be associated with the temperature rise in AOM). A red, yellow or cloudy tympanic membrane.[]

  • 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[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    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[]

  • 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[]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Irritability and confusion occur early in the course of the disease, and convulsive seizures occur in about 25 per cent of patients.[] High fever Rash or purple patches on skin Light sensitivity Confusion and sleepiness Lethargy Severe headache Vomiting Stiff neck Nausea Seizures There may be a rash of tiny[] […] to dead) Permanent brain damage Kidney failure Learning disability Hearing loss, blindness Limb damage (fingers, toes, arms, lets) that requires amputation Gangrene Coma Convulsions[]

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