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5,084 Possible Causes for Epilepsy

  • Panic Attacks

    […] leading to pseudosevere epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] studies that confirm temporal lobe epilepsy as the primary diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract While temporal lobe epilepsy is often considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with anxiety or panic disorders, other types of epilepsy can confound the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Copyright 2018 British Epilepsy Association. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Glucocorticoid administration early after head injury also has not been found to reduce the risk of posttraumatic epilepsy.[doi.org] PURPOSE: Children with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at increased risk of posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE); the risk increases according to TBI severity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    Patients with a history of epilepsy before the stroke (n 19) or who died in the first day after the stroke (n 17) were excluded from these analyses.[bmj.com] Precise estimates of the risk of developing epilepsy would be helpful not only to patients but also to those who give advice on returning to work or driving.[bmj.com] The 5 year actuarial risk of a post stroke seizure in survivors (excluding 19 patients with a history of epilepsy and 3 patients in whom the seizure occurred shortly before[bmj.com]

  • Status Epilepticus

    CASE DESCRIPTION: We report the first case of epilepsy surgery in a liver-transplanted patient with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In both fields of epilepsy and status epilepticus, the most frequently cited journal was Epilepsia (26 articles on epilepsy and 19 articles on status epilepticus).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Copyright 2018 British Epilepsy Association. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Virus in brain of child with hemiplegia, hemiconvulsions, and epilepsy. Lancet. 1977; 2 666 63 Walter G F, Renella R R.[doi.org] Vicky Whittemore is an epilepsy researcher recently tasked with overseeing CFS-ME research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and a member of[gizmodo.com] Neuropathologic findings in cortical resections (including hemispherectomies) performed for the treatment of intractable childhood epilepsy.[doi.org]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    A case is reported in which a Nucleus 22 channel intracochlear implant was used to treat a deaf Hungarian woman (aged 37 years) with a 34-year history of grand mal (GM) epilepsy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Interictal EEG records of Nigerian epileptic patients living in Lagos and clearly diagnosed as having grand mal epilepsy were compared with those of British epileptic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract In a controlled clinical investigation based on 14 patients with focal seizures and 3 patients with secondary generalized grand mal epilepsy, all with insufficient[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Absence Seizure

    Our Mission The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find[epilepsyfoundation.org] The definition of epilepsy is more than one seizure. The frequency of seizures in people with epilepsy varies.[patient.info] For more information, see the separate leaflets called Epilepsy and Seizures and Types of Epilepsy and Seizures. What is an absence seizure?[patient.info]

  • Rolandic Epilepsy

    Rolandic epilepsy, sometimes also referred to as benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes, is the most common type of childhood epilepsy.[symptoma.com] Benign Rolandic epilepsy or benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS) is the most common epilepsy syndrome in childhood.[en.wikipedia.org] Abstract Benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS) is an idiopathic focal epilepsy syndrome, the benign characteristics of which are debated; in fact,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    CONCLUSIONS: In case of refractory treatment of epilepsy, dislocation of pacemaker electrodes is a, most certainly, rare but possible differential diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As many as 10 percent of patients had a history of alcoholism or epilepsy, the Welsh team reported.[well.blogs.nytimes.com] […] hematoma following surgey Spontaneous Risk factors for chronic subdural hematoma include the following: Diabetes Thrombocytopenia Cardiovascular disorder Arachnoid cyst Epilepsy[symptoma.com]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Epilepsy. Coma. Critical illnesses and debilitated patients. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).[healthhype.com]

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