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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.[merckmanuals.com] Complications may include: Coma Permanent brain damage Seizures When untreated, seizures and coma may be life threatening.[nlm.nih.gov] There is decorticate (flexor) posturing with intact pupillary light reflexes.. .. ..[hawaii.edu]

  • Hyponatremia

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

  • Miller Dieker Syndrome

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

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    posturing. • Respiratory patterns, along with blood gas (acid-base balance) testing can narrow the differential diagnosis considerably.[medlink.com] 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[epilepsy.com] […] and signs usually suggest a generalized disturbance of brain function: alterations in the level of consciousness; diffuse and, occasionally, focal motor abnormalities; and seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neonatal Seizures

    Generalized tonic seizures may mimic decerebrate and decorticate posturing.[uichildrens.org] […] of such seizures to standard anticonvulsants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (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[pedemmorsels.com]

  • 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[health.ny.gov] It is well known that hyperventilation induces absence seizures, and it has been reported that hyperventilation can induce complex partial seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Absence seizure; Electroencephalogram; Hypercapnia; Hyperventilation; pH[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[atsu.edu] […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    posturing; muscle spasticity; and bilateral extensor plantar reflexes (see reflex, babinski).[icd9data.com] 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[verywell.com] 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.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Liver Failure

    […] and decerebrate posturing, muscle spasticity, and bilateral extensor plantar reflexes.[icd10data.com] A case of a 4-month-old infant with hypertransaminasemia, severe coagulopathy, non ketotic hypoglycemia, moderated metabolic acidosis and neurologic symptoms such as seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neuro - Hepatic Encephalopathy, Cerebral Edema, Seizures.[errolozdalga.com]

  • Citrullinemia Type 2

    […] or decerebrate posturing Causes - Citrullinemia type 2 Prevention - Citrullinemia type 2 Not supplied.[checkorphan.org] There are over 200 inherited disorders that are associated with seizures and prompt identification and intervention is crucial for a positive outcome.[books.google.com] ., 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.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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