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26 Possible Causes for Paroxysmal Activity - Spikes Bilateral

  • 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

    Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is characterized by seizures, severe cognitive abnormalities, and behavior impairments. These features could evolve over time and get worse, especially when the encephalopathy is pharmacoresistant. Thus, genetic studies should provide a better understanding of infantile epilepsy[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy

    […] complexes, fast activity, or other paroxysmal activity; abnormalities bilateral but often irregular and asymmetrical Nonabrupt onset or cessation abrupt *May be seen alone[reference.medscape.com] Autonomic components Atypical absence Changes in tone more pronounced than those of typical absence seizure EEG more heterogeneous than in typical absence; may include irregular spike-and-slow-wave[reference.medscape.com]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    An organic brain syndrome ( OBS ), also known as an organic brain disease/disorder ( OBD ), an organic mental syndrome ( OMS ), or an organic mental disorder ( OMD ), is a syndrome or disorder of mental function whose cause is alleged to be known as organic ( physiologic ) rather than purely of the mind. These[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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]

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