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221 Possible Causes for Seizures, Possibly Refractory Seizures

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  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    The deficit can worsen following surgery to relieve refractory seizures.[] […] secondary generalized seizures.[] The authors present the case of a 51-year-old woman with a 4-year history of medication-refractory seizures, which were localized on electroencephalography to the right temporal[]

  • Epilepsy

    CASE PRESENT: We presented a case with refractory myoclonic seizures, and progressive neurological deterioration, diagnosed as PME and neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis disease[] […] manifested by focal seizures.[] seizures.[]

  • Status Epilepticus

    BACKGROUND: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a common cause of viral encephalitis that can lead to refractory seizures.[] , withdrawal seizure, intra-hospital complications, functional outcome at 3 months, and mortality.[] CASE REPORT: A 17-year-old girl presented as acute psychosis, refractory seizures, hyperkinesia, autonomic instability, and soon progressed to a dissociative state of coma[]

  • Alpers Syndrome

    seizures, neurodegeneration, and liver disease.[] Herein we present a case of a 17-year-old male with a progressive 8-month course of severe headaches, multiple stroke-like episodes with visual deficits, and seizures that[] Children present with seizures in half of the cases. Seizures may be focal, generalized or myoclonic.[]

  • West Syndrome

    seizures and severe developmental delays.[] On the tenth day of treatment, he developed frequent partial seizures, characterized by being motionless during the seizure with eye deviation to the right.[] Deep tendon reflexes were absent, and at 5 months of age, she developed West syndrome followed by refractory seizures.[]

  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    Patients with treatment-refractory seizures seem to present a broader impairment related to both cognitive deficits and impulsive traits.[] Response to valproate therapy of rotatory seizures was good.[] Sixty-eight patients were seizure free in the last 12 months of their follow-up and 48 patients had at least one seizure of any type.[]

  • Encephalitis

    CASE STUDY: A 9-year-old girl was referred to our department for refractory seizures and behavioral disturbances. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was normal.[] Eight patients had medically intractable seizures at last follow-up and were more likely than patients with seizure remission to have generalized tonic-clonic seizures and[] Type-A gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABAa) receptor antibodies have been recently identified in encephalitis with refractory seizures, whereas the roles of antibodies to the glycine[]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    -It is imperative that refractory epilepsy be diagnosed and addressed as soon as possible.[] If the whole brain is involved, the electrical disturbance is called a generalized seizure. This type of seizure used to be called a grand mal seizure.[] Focal seizures without dyscognitive features Focal seizures with dyscognitive features Primary generalized seizures Classic tonic‑clonic seizur es (see grand mal seizure[]

  • Hyperventilation

    Abstract Topiramate is a recently released antiepileptic agent used in the treatment of patients with refractory seizure disorders.[] It is well known that hyperventilation induces absence seizures, and it has been reported that hyperventilation can induce complex partial seizures.[] CASE SUMMARY: A 52-year-old woman with refractory seizure disorder was admitted to the burn care unit with burns over 10% of her body.[]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    Seizure control - were considered if patients were seizure free for at least 1 year while on AED; medically refractory seizures - those with seizure occurring with frequency[] PURPOSE: Unilateral seizures, or hemiconvulsive attacks, are motor seizures with tonic and/or clonic phenomena that involve only one side of the body.[] PGTC seizures in IGE.[]

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