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78 Possible Causes for Decorticate Posture, Seizure

  • Reye Syndrome

    […] and decerebrate posturing Seizures Flaccidity Fixed dilated pupils Respiratory arrest Focal neurologic findings usually are not present.[] Complications may include: Coma Permanent brain damage Seizures When untreated, seizures and coma may be life threatening.[] There is decorticate (flexor) posturing with intact pupillary light reflexes.. .. ..[]

  • Hyponatremia

    Brainstem herniation - seen in severe acute hyponatraemia; signs include coma; fixed, unilateral, dilated pupil; decorticate or decerebrate posturing; respiratory arrest.[] Post-transplant seizures are uncommon in young kidney transplant recipients but can be harbingers of devastating outcomes such as cerebral edema and death.[] PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety of eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) in new onset elderly poststroke seizure patients, especially with respect to hyponatremia.[]

  • Miller Dieker Syndrome

    Miller Dieker Syndrome as a Cause of Refractory Seizures. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 34 (2), 154-156.[] Practice parameter: the neurodiagnostic evaluation of the child with a first simple febrile seizure. ‏ الصفحة 196 - Absence seizures. In: Wyllie E, ed.[] Seizures usually begin before six months of age, and some occur from birth.[]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    posturing. • Respiratory patterns, along with blood gas (acid-base balance) testing can narrow the differential diagnosis considerably.[] Renal failure and treatment with dialysis increase the risk for seizures: Nearly one-third of patients with renal failure eventually experiences seizures. 1 Dialysis can produce[] […] and signs usually suggest a generalized disturbance of brain function: alterations in the level of consciousness; diffuse and, occasionally, focal motor abnormalities; and seizures[]

  • Neonatal Seizures

    Generalized tonic seizures may mimic decerebrate and decorticate posturing.[] […] of such seizures to standard anticonvulsants.[] (c) May mimic decerebrate or decorticate posturing. c) Etiologic Considerations i) INFECTION (1) Ok, so this isn’t actually the most common cause, it is still the one that[]

  • Hyperventilation

    Only if active seizures, or signs of transtentorial herniation such as fixed or asymmetric pupils, neurologic posturing (decerebrate or decorticate), Cushing's reflex (hypertension[] It is well known that hyperventilation induces absence seizures, and it has been reported that hyperventilation can induce complex partial seizures.[] KEYWORDS: Absence seizure; Electroencephalogram; Hypercapnia; Hyperventilation; pH[]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    posturing Bilaterally dilated and fixed pupils Loss of vestibulo-ocular reflexes (tested by calorie stimulation or Doll's eye maneuver) Loss of deep tendon reflexes Isoelectric[] […] evidence-based review examines the risk of bacterial meningitis as diagnosed by lumbar puncture (LP) in children presenting to the emergency department (ED) with a simple febrile seizure[] For TLR2 rs3804099, frequencies of the minor allele C were markedly higher in patients with severe BM (defined as CSF glucose concentration   1.5 mmol/L and seizures) than[]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    posturing; muscle spasticity; and bilateral extensor plantar reflexes (see reflex, babinski).[] 30 and 45 percent of people with cirrhosis will develop some signs of hepatic encephalopathy, whether it be mild forms of forgetfulness or more severe bouts of amnesia or seizures[] A CT scan of the brain may be required to exclude haemorrhage, and if seizure activity is suspected an electroencephalograph (EEG) study may be performed.[]

  • Liver Failure

    […] and decerebrate posturing, muscle spasticity, and bilateral extensor plantar reflexes.[] A case of a 4-month-old infant with hypertransaminasemia, severe coagulopathy, non ketotic hypoglycemia, moderated metabolic acidosis and neurologic symptoms such as seizures[] Neuro - Hepatic Encephalopathy, Cerebral Edema, Seizures.[]

  • Citrullinemia Type 2

    […] or decerebrate posturing Causes - Citrullinemia type 2 Prevention - Citrullinemia type 2 Not supplied.[] There are over 200 inherited disorders that are associated with seizures and prompt identification and intervention is crucial for a positive outcome.[] ., abnormal behaviour, loss of memory, seizures), coma and death linked to brain oedema, accompanied by a marked increase in serum and urine citrulline and ammonia.[]

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