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1,544 Possible Causes for Neonatal Seizures

  • Hyponatremia

    Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease with unknown cause characterized by non-caseating granuloma formations. It may present with bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, eye and musculoskeletal system involvement. Hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria are important electrolyte imbalances resulting from sarcoidosis[…][]

  • 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[] 95% CI 0.04–0.90) and neonatal seizures (RR 0.05, 95% CI 0.00–0.89).[] , 627 babies, RR 0.10, 95% CI 0.01–0.78) and neonatal seizures (RR 0.05, 95% CI 0.00–0.91).[]

  • Status Epilepticus

    For the treatment of neonatal seizures see Newborn Services Clinical Guidelines Management algorithm Definition of Status Epilepticus Recurrent seizures without complete recovery[] Neonatal SE is challenging to diagnose and treat because seizures in neonates are usually subtle and not dramatic in appearance.[] Rodvold and Seymour Metrick, Pharmacokinetics of lorazepam in critically ill neonates with seizures, The Journal of Pediatrics, 120, 3, (479), (1992). Lorne B.[]

  • Gram-Negative Septicaemia

    […] or smelly amniotic fluid, abnormal vital signs, seizures, and projectile vomiting.[] Other signs and symptoms for neonatal sepsis include fever in the mother (possible puerperal sepsis due to infection in her reproductive tract) at time of delivery, cloudy[]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    Nine children with neonatal seizures had moderate or severe white matter injury and 7 had cortical involvement.[] […] newborn and hypoxemic respiratory failure -- Renal failure in neonates -- Neonatal seizures -- Intraventricular hemorrhage -- Surgical emergencies in the newborn -- Necrotizing[] […] apnea -- Neonatal sepsis -- Patent ductus arteriosus -- Neonatal hypotension -- Congenital heart disease in the newborn period -- Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the[]

  • Pyridoxine Dependency Syndrome

    […] sleep myoclonus or benign neonatal seizures.[] The classic clinical presentation is neonatal seizures responsive only to pyridoxine therapy.[] Key words : Pyridoxine dependent seizures; Neonatal seizures Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy is a syndrome that usually presents with neonatal intractable seizures.[]

  • Drug Dependence

    Abstract Dependence is an unusual, but potentially serious complication of corticosteroid use. Two cases of prednisone dependence are reviewed; the first involving a patient with inflammatory orbital pseudotumor who developed a dependent pattern of prednisone use that persisted years after the resolution of the[…][]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    What is an Acute Subdural Hematoma? Definition An acute subdural hematoma (SDH) is a clot of blood that develops between the surface of the brain and the dura mater, the brain’s tough outer covering, usually due to stretching and tearing of veins on the brain’s surface. These veins rupture when a head injury[…][]

  • Benign Familial Neonatal Epilepsy

    Benign familial neonatal seizures (BFNS), formerly called benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC), is a rare autosomal dominant inherited form of seizures.[] One such syndrome, involving generalized seizures in very young infants, is known as benign familial neonatal seizures.[] Benign neonatal epilepsy family (Benign familial neonatal seizures -BFNS-) - KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 genes.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Abstract Headache is the presenting complaint in roughly 2% of ED visits. 1 Of all those with headache, about 1% will have Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH), 2-4 meaning 99% of ED headache patients do not have SAH. This makes selecting those patients a major diagnostic challenge. Among those with sudden-onset, severe[…][]

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