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3 Possible Causes for Hyperventilation-induced Epileptiform Discharges

  • Epilepsy

    OBJECTIVE: To study seizure control and rates of foetal malformation in pregnancies of women with epilepsy treated with antiepileptic drug polytherapy. METHODS: The use of conventional statistical methods to analyse the Australian Pregnancy Register records of 1810 pregnancies in women with epilepsy, 508 treated[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Seizure

    Overview A grand mal seizure causes a loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions. It's the type of seizure most people picture when they think about seizures. A grand mal seizure — also known as a generalized tonic-clonic seizure — is caused by abnormal electrical activity throughout the brain. Usually, a[…][mayoclinic.org]

  • Postictal State

    Neither patient had seizures induced by hyperventilation, passive and active stationary limb movement or by imagining competitive sports. [ 1 ] COMMENT.[pediatricneurologybriefs.com] Interictal EEG showed left temporal lobe epileptiform discharges. He continues to have seizures during exercise despite treatment with carbamazepine and gabapentin.[pediatricneurologybriefs.com]

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