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10 Possible Causes for Generalized Motor Seizure, Intracranial Hypertension, Projectile Vomiting

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    Abstract The Dandy-Walker syndrome is said to be associated with a high incidence of mental retardation and motor dysfunction leading some to suggest termination of the affected fetus in utero. Since this view seemed contrary to our experience, we reviewed 19 patients with the Dandy-Walker syndrome diagnosed[…][]

  • Head Injury

    Cerebral artery vasospasm may ensue as an immediate hemodynamic complication of traumatic brain injury causing intracranial hypertension in almost half of patients.[] Dangerous mechanism of injury (high-speed RTA, fall from 3 m, high-speed projectile) If only one of the aforementioned risk factors is present then observe for a minimum[] Original Article Dec 17, 2015 Hypothermia for Intracranial Hypertension after Traumatic Brain Injury Andrews P.J.D., Sinclair H.L., Rodriguez A., et al.[]

  • Brain Abscess

    The patient developed a brain abscess and a subdural collection with severe intracranial hypertension of fatal evolution.[] Other symptoms in your child can include: projectile vomiting high-pitched crying spasticity in the limbs Many of these symptoms closely resemble other diseases or health[] Symptoms include fever, malaise, irritability, severe headache, convulsions, vomiting, and other signs of intracranial hypertension.[]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    With progression of the disease patient may present with other classical symptoms of TB meningitis such as fever, projectile vomiting, severe headache, neck rigidity, sensitivity[]

  • Parietal Lobe Tumor

    Features of a headache indicating a high risk of a space-occupying lesion of the brain or idiopathic intracranial hypertension include [ 1 ] : A new headache with features[] Projectile vomiting is not usually a presenting symptom but may occur with rapid rises in intracranial pressure.[] […] suggestive of raised intracranial pressure, including papilloedema, vomiting, posture-related headache, or headache waking the patient from sleep.[]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Detection of intracranial hypertension, intracerebral hemorrhage and edema via head CT scan also indicates infection.[] Projectile vomiting is often observed. About 40% of them develop focal onset seizures during the initial stages.[]

  • Cerebellar Neoplasm

    : Generalized or Psycho-motor Dyssomnia Dysautonomia Polyneuropathy Movement Myoclonus Extrapyramidal dysfunction Brainstem/cranial nerve dysfunction Other autoimmune: Thyroiditis[] They cover: headache during increased physical activity, which are typically stronger in the morning; nausea or vomiting (projectile); and blurred vision or double vision.[] Tumors in this location frequently present with ATAXIA or signs of INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION due to obstruction of the fourth ventricle.[]

  • Cerebral Angiitis

    A year later he was admitted to the hospital for the third time for the recurrence of right hemiparesis and additional right motor seizure with generalization.[] vomiting, which partially relieved her symptoms, and diplopia of seven months’ duration.[] […] usually based on exclusion of other similarly appearing entities. [4] , [5] , [6] A 20-year-old girl was presented with episodes of holocranial headache associated with projectile[]

  • Labrune Syndrome

    seizures Focal white matter lesions Lower limb asymmetry Abnormal myelination Nevus flammeus Severe global developmental delay Slow progression Ventriculomegaly Abnormality[] Leukoencephalopathy with calcifications and cysts can present with a variety of symptoms depending on cyst location and degree of intracranial hypertension.[] At 3 weeks old he was admitted to hospital because of projectile vomiting. He then weighed 4100 g and was mildly icteric.[]

  • Thyro-Cerebro-Renal Syndrome

    The seizures were of all types—focal motor, tonic, generalized tonic-clonic, and myoclonic. Myoclonus was present in 32 patients (38%).[] Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in cystinosis. J Pediatr. 2004;145:673-8. 55. Müller M, Baumeier A, Ringelstein EB, Husstedt IW.[] Such gastroesophageal reflux may cause affected infants to spit up and/or vomit repeatedly; in some cases, vomiting may be particularly forceful (projectile vomiting).[]

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