Disease Information for Psychogenic spells/pseudoseizure

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Epilepsy
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Petit mal seizure disorder
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Associated Disease & Complications
Psychogenic spells/pseudoseizure
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Respiratory Drive Center Increased
Definition

psychogenic spells/pseudoseizure with or without hyperventilation, panic attacks or hysteria conversion response; usually indicates anxiety and hysteria rather than malingering

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