Disease Information for Alcohol seizure (rum fits)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Alcohol is 50 per cent of calorie intake
Alcohol on breath/odor of alcohol
Characteristic breath odor
Altered mental status Mental status change
Hand tremors
Seizures
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Sudden unconsciousness
Tremor
Tremor in Elderly
Tremor,fine
Acutely ill patient/signs
Typical Clinical Presentation
Coma with normal Head CT Scan
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CDT [Carbohydrate-Deficience Transferrin test]/Abnormal
Ethanol blood level/toxin (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EEG/Seizure activity abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Cerebral vascular accident
Convulsions (grand mal)
Seizure disorder (epilepsy)
Associated Disease & Complications
Alcohol seizure ('rum fits')
Convulsions (grand mal)
Status epilepticus
Disease Synergy - Causes
Risk factor/Alcoholism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Drugs
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Epileptiform/epileptic disorder
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Poisoned organ/system (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Discontinue Toxin/Abuse
Definition
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