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1,613 Possible Causes for Neonatal Seizures

  • Fetal Distress in Labor

    The infant may suffer: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy Meconium aspiration syndrome Cerebral palsy Neonatal seizures 8 Intrapartum Testing Tests utilized to assess fetal well[]

  • Tetanus Neonatorum

    Tetanus was frequently confused with neonatal seizures at time of presentation. All infants were delivered at home.[] . Neonatal seizures.Neonatal seizures. Hypoxic ischemicHypoxic ischemicencephalopathy.encephalopathy. 25.[] From the American Academy of Pediatrics Article Abstract Five infants with neonatal tetanus were managed with neuromuscular blockade and positive pressure ventilation.[]

  • Neonatal Hypocalcemia

    Seven had both neonatal hypocalcemia and neonatal seizures; neonatal hypocalcemia was identified following neonatal seizures in five subjects.[] Neonatal Seizures should not be approached similarly to other seizures.[] The condition presents between days of life 3–14, typically with tetanic seizures in a previously healthy term neonate [ 1 ].[]

  • Pyridoxine Dependency Syndrome

    What causes neonatal seizures?[] Folinic acid–responsive seizures are another treatable cause of neonatal seizures.[] […] sleep myoclonus or benign neonatal seizures.[]

  • Status Epilepticus

    In an emergency go to Management Algorithm For guidelines on neonatal seizure management see Newborn Services Guideline for seizures Definition of Status Epilepticus Recurrent[] It is still routinely used for the treatment of neonatal seizures, as well as for children who are already on phenytoin maintenance.[] Neonatal SE is challenging to diagnose and treat because seizures in neonates are usually subtle and not dramatic in appearance.[]

  • Neonatal Intracranial Hemorrhage

    […] period is not obvious, And in the months after birth, chronic subdural effusion, seizures, developmental delay and anemia.[] Neurologic manifestations like neonatal seizure, decreased level of consciousness, increased intracranial pressure are the most common presentations of ICH in term newborns[] Infants with intracranial hemorrhages and brain bleeds may exhibit the following signs and symptoms: Lethargy Neonatal seizures Apnea Feeding difficulties Irritability Bulging[]

  • Hypernatremia

    seizures.[] […] sodium deficit if hypovolaemic Treat the underlying cause Complications of treatment Intracerebral haemorrhage (especially in neonates: complication of NaHCO3 administration[] […] outcomes considered relevant such as death, cerebral edema, and seizures, which were defined a priori.[]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Case 1: Neonate with seizures and hypocalcemia. Paediatr Child Health. 2008;13(3):197-200. Dawrant J, Pacaud D.[] Very late osteopenia of prematurity: see section on neonatal nutrition.[] Symptoms of neonatal hypocalcemia include: jitteriness poor feeding seizures apnea , or slowed breathing tachycardia , or a faster than normal heartbeat Diagnosis is made[]

  • Aminoaciduria

    CSF amino acid analysis is critical to the differential diagnosis of neonatal onset seizures including the detection of nonketotic hyperglycinemia and serine synthesis disorders[] This test is appropriate for diagnostic confirmation following a positive newborn screen result or in individuals who present symptomatically with developmental delay, seizures[]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    Nine children with neonatal seizures had moderate or severe white matter injury and 7 had cortical involvement.[] […] or low birth weight.Although neonatal hypoglycemia can cause seizures and permanent . . .[] […] as: Brain damage Developmental delays Heart failure Seizure disorders How is neonatal hypoglycemia diagnosed?[]

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