Disease Information for Convulsion/grand mal seizure

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cramping in Extremities
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Loss of bowel control/incontinence acute
Tongue biting/laceration
Abnormal movements/involuntary
Altered mental status Mental status change
Amnesia/event, retrograde/antegrade
Attacks, neurologic, recurrent, varied
Blackouts/Event amnesia/temporary
Odd body posturing
Postictal depression/sedation effects
Seizures
Seizures/Children/recurrent
Staggering Gait
Stiff neck/Nuchal rigidity
Stroke syndrome/signs
Sudden unconsciousness
Transient limb paralysis/palsy
Unresponsive to painful stimuli
Apnea In Children
Apnea In Infants/Newborn
Snoring, loud dramatic
Acutely ill patient/signs
Near death experience/infant/SIDS survivor
Typical Clinical Presentation
Presentation/Obstetrics emergency
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/First Pregnancy Massive Weight gain
AIDS with Altered Mental State
Presentation/Ataxia in a Child Acute
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cocaine addicted
Patient/Preeclampsia/toxemia
Patient/Tetanus
Patient/Tuberous sclerosis
Patient/Epilepsy
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hyperprolactinemia
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
Very High CPK
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
Progesterone (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ALT (SGPT) (Alanine transferase) (Lab)
CK-MM (Lab)
CPK/CK/Creatine kinase/Creatine phosphokinase (Lab)
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
Prolactin (Lab)
Pyruvate, plasma (Lab)
URINE Myoglobin
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
Electrodiagnosis
EEG/Seizure activity abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Cerebral vascular accident
Dyskinesia
Tetanus
Tetany
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Amnesia
Anal Incontinence
Apnea
Convulsions (grand mal)
Eneuresis Bed Wetting
Epilepsy, grand mal
Increased CNS pressure/Intracranial hypertension
Lactic acidosis
Lung abscess
Myoglobinuria
Pathological/stress fractures from spasms
Seizure disorder (epilepsy)
Shoulder dislocation
Nocturnal Arrhythmias
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Excess heat production
Pathophysiology/Uncontrolled muscle contraction
Pathophysiology/CSF Pressure Increased
Pathophysiology/Epileptiform/epileptic disorder
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Neuromuscular
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticonvulsants
RX/Pentobarbital (Nembutal)
RX/Phenytoin
RX/Sedation
Other Treatments
TX/Restraint
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