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547 Possible Causes for Grunting, Seizure

  • Pneumonia

    ., during a seizure or while intoxicated) could vomit and then inhale stomach contents and bacteria into the lungs and develop pneumonia.[vdh.virginia.gov] […] worsening cough fever/chills Tachycardia pleuritic chest pain headaches malaise muscle pains cyanosis due to poorly oxygenated blood loss of appetite rapid breathing wheezing or grunting[physio-pedia.com] A depressed gag reflex, such as from alcohol intoxication, overdose, head injury, stroke or seizure increases the risk of aspiration pneumonia [3] .[ems1.com]

  • Meningitis

    A patient with a 30-year history of RA, well controlled with methotrexate therapy, presented with new-onset seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in babies and small children include: Fever, cold hands and feet Refusing food and vomiting Fretful, dislike being handled Drowsy, floppy, unresponsive Rapid breathing or grunting[mirror.co.uk] Two hours prior to admission, he developed epileptic seizures. Brain computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed intracerebral malacic lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Influenza

    We present a case involving an 85-year-old man with acute confusion and new onset seizure following a 1-week history of respiratory prodrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Danger signs for babies and young children Call a doctor if your baby or child’s breathing is fast or noisy or if they are wheezing or grunting.[health.govt.nz] We report two young siblings who developed fever and seizures with altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Of infants who are hospitalized with pertussis, approximately 50% have apnea, 20% develop pneumonia, 1% have seizures, 1% die, and 0.3% have encephalopathy. [ 28 ] Recovery[emedicine.medscape.com] Difficulty in breathing as shown by intermittent apnoea, grunting and not feeding.[patient.info] Complications of pertussis in hospitalized infants include the following [ 28 ] : Apnea (50%) Pneumonia (20%) Seizures (1%) Encephalopathy (0.3%) Death (1%) In addition, severe[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hypothalamic Hamartoma

    Two patients did not have gelastic seizures during their intracranial EEG monitoring. Nine patients underwent resective epilepsy surgery for their seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In infants, there may be grunting and unusual squirming as well.[hopeforhh.org] However, for most people with HH, the most common symptoms are frequent daily seizures which involve spontaneous laughing, giggling or smirking or crying or grunting.[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Status Epilepticus

    This study provides evidence that BS is safe and associated with less breakthrough seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Convulsions may involve jerking motions, grunting sounds, drooling, and rapid eye movements. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus.[columbianeurology.org] Rates of seizure control over 24h, adverse effects and outcomes were compared.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Focal Seizure

    Patients experiencing a complex focal seizure may stare blankly into space, or experience automatisms (non-purposeful, repetitive movements such as lip smacking, blinking, grunting[hopkinsmedicine.org] Generalized seizures were very common. Eleven (15%) patients showed multiple focal seizure patterns.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She makes a grunting sound, as if she's clearing her throat. Then she'll sit up in bed, open her eyes, and stare. She may clasp her hands together.[epilepsy.com]

  • Rolandic Epilepsy

    The seizures may consist of chewing and swallowing movements and grunting sounds and rarely generalize.[sharecare.com] Therapy is often unnecessary and seizures spontaneously end at puberty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Usually she found her arm flapping, her mouth twitching & salivating, and she made an involuntary grunting noise. They only lasted around 15 seconds.[essentialkids.com.au]

  • Lead Poisoning

    We report the case of a 23-month-old male with hypotonia, developmental delay, and complex seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] languages: Spanish French Italian Portuguese Romanian German Dutch Swedish Russian Polish Czech Greek Turkish Chinese Japanese Korean Arabic Advertisements Word of the day: grunt[wordreference.com] […] random effects for village of residence. 972 children met inclusion criteria: 885 (91%) had no neurological features; 34 (4%) had severe features; 47 (5%) had reported recent seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tetanus

    The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute renal failure developed in an elderly woman with a rapidly progressive illness characterized by nuchal rigidity, limb spasm, repetitive grunting vocalizations without[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is important to maintain a high index of suspicion for neonatal sepsis when infants present with seizure-like symptoms, in order to allow its early diagnosis and appropriate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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