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103 Possible Causes for Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges

  • Stroke

    Periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges: Aetiology and association with EEG seizures. Neurology Asia 9: 107-108. Markus HS (2004) Cerebral perfusion and stroke.[omicsonline.org] Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges (PLEDs) are EEG abnormalities that signify acute brain dysfunction or unilateral brain lesion, usually destructive in nature,[omicsonline.org] Andraus ME, Andraus CF, Alves-Leon SV (2012) Periodic EEG patterns: importance of their recognition and clinical significance. Arq Neuropsiquiatr 70: 145-151.[omicsonline.org]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    OBJECTIVE: The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence and describe the importance of alcohol screening for all patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and examine the relationship between gender, age, Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS), emergent decompressive craniectomy, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) from[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Migraine

    Abstract The aim of this review was to summarize population-based studies reporting prevalence and/or incidence of chronic migraine (CM) and to explore variation across studies. A systematic literature search was conducted. Relevant data were abstracted and estimates were subdivided based on the criteria used in[…][oadoi.org]

  • Epilepsy

    Focal cortical dysplasia is a common cause of medically refractory epilepsy in infancy and childhood. We report a neonate with seizures occurring within the first day of life. Continuous video-EEG monitoring led to detection of left motor seizures and a right frontal EEG seizure pattern. Brain MRI revealed a lesion[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    A 34-year-old female presented with a rare chronic encapsulated intracerebral hematoma associated with an angiographically occult arteriovenous malformation. A neovascularized fibrous capsule containing various stages of intracerebral hematoma formation was removed. These unusual entities mimic brain tumors or[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    This site uses cookies, tags, and tracking settings to store information that help give you the very best browsing experience. Dismiss this warning Restricted access Rhoton Anatomy Links Abstract Object Prophylactic use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients admitted with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage[…][oadoi.org]

  • Encephalitis

    The presence of periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges (PLEDs) is associated with HSV encephalitis but may also be consistent with seizure activity, EBV encephalitis[clinicaladvisor.com] The EEG is invariably abnormal in HSE showing either early non-specific slowing or later “PLEDS” (periodic lateralising epileptiform discharges), although these are not themselves[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    Ital J Pediatr. 2015 Jan 20;41:3. doi: 10.1186/s13052-014-0107-1. Author information 1 Department of Pediatrics, The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, 109 West Xueyuan Road, Wenzhou, China. zhouyonghai311@126.com. Abstract The most usual presentation of Plesiomonas[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    lateralized epileptiform discharges. 1 Whereas it is gratifying to learn that the boy recovered fully after treatment with 15 mg of acyclovir per kilogram of body weight[nejm.org] Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges (PLEDS) were present in EEG.[neurologyindia.com] Watemberg and Morton (March 7 issue) describe a case of herpes simplex encephalitis in a 13-year-old boy and present the classic electroencephalographic finding of periodic[nejm.org]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2015 Apr;21(2 Neuro-oncology):480-6. doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000464183.35322.5f. Abstract Neurologists are often on the front lines of diagnosis for primary and metastatic brain tumors. Patients with brain tumors typically have multiple comorbidities and pain generators beyond headache,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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