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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.[] 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.[]

  • 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[] […] 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[]

  • 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

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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[] , 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[]

  • 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.[] 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[]

  • 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[]

  • 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[] 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[]

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