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17 Possible Causes for Paroxysmal Activity - Spike-and-Slow-Wave Occipital

  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures over time. Seizures are episodes of uncontrolled and abnormal firing of brain cells that may cause changes in attention or behavior. Epilepsy occurs when changes in the brain cause it to be too excitable or irritable. As a result, the brain sends[…][medlineplus.gov]

  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    1218 reads Print Overview Location Gallery This program is designed specifically for epileptologists, neurologists, neurology fellows, and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with epilepsy. Congress Plaza Hotel 520 South Michigan Avenue Chicago , IL 60605 United States The " Complexities of Care[…][myana.org]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    OBJECTIVE: To investigate electroencephalographic (EEG) features of benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy (BAFME). METHODS: We reviewed interictal EEG features in patients with BAFME treated between April 2005 and November 2012 at a tertiary referral center. The diagnostic criteria for BAFME were the presence[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    The full text of this article hosted at iucr.org is unavailable due to technical difficulties. Full‐Length Original Research Corresponding Author E-mail address: marsyv@vestreviken.no Department of Neurology, Drammen Hospital, Vestre Viken Hospital Trust, Drammen, Norway Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo,[…][doi.org]

  • West Syndrome

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 345.6 Infantile spasms There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 345.6 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim. Clinical Information A rare autosomal recessive inherited neurodegenerative disorder caused by mutations in the pla2g6 gene. It is[…][icd9data.com]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    Idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGEs) constitute one third of all epilepsies. They are genetically determined and affect otherwise normal people of both sexes and all races. IGEs manifest with typical absences, myoclonic jerks, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures, alone or in varying combinations and severity.[…][epilepsy.com]

  • Myoclonic-Astatic Epilepsy

    Leitthema First Online: 20 March 2014 Zusammenfassung Die myoklonisch-astatische Epilepsie (MAE, Doose-Syndrom, Epilepsie mit myoklonisch-atonischen Anfällen) ist ein seltenes, elektroklinisches Syndrom des frühen Kindesalters, das bei zuvor gesunden, normal entwickelten Kindern auftritt. Jungen sind häufiger betroffen[…][doi.org]

  • Dravet Syndrome

    Summary Epidemiology Worldwide birth prevalence is thought to be Clinical description Onset of the first seizure is mainly in the 1st year of life (usually at 5-8 months of age) in previously healthy infants and most often consists of a unilateral or generalized, clonic seizure. Fever often triggers the seizures that[…][orpha.net]

  • Encephalopathy

    Encephalopathy (; from Ancient Greek: ἐνκέφαλος "brain" πάθος "suffering") means any disorder or disease of the brain, especially chronic degenerative conditions. In modern usage, encephalopathy does not refer to a single disease, but rather to a syndrome of overall brain dysfunction; this syndrome can have[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy

    Valproic acid is commonly and effectively used in the treatment of idiopathic generalized epilepsies, including juvenile absence epilepsy. Although several adverse effects are associated with this drug, it has only rarely been known to exacerbate seizures. Similar to antiarrhythmic drugs aggravating particular[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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