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Seizures in Children: Introduction

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Seizures in Children: Introduction by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Neurology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Introduction to Seizures
    • Pathology of Status Epilepticus
    • Rule out Metabolic Cause
    • Things that Look Like Seizures but Aren't

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    1. Myoclonic jerks
    2. Tonic seizure
    3. Tonic-clonic seizure
    4. Atonic-akinetic seizure
    5. Absence seizure
    1. It is complete if it involves both the cerebral hemispheres.
    2. They appear very subtle in young infants.
    3. Seizures result from the uncontrolled firing of the nerves in the brain.
    4. Status epilepticus can be convulsive or non-convulsive.
    5. Febrile seizures occur more commonly in the population.
    1. Vitamin B6
    2. Vitamin B1
    3. Vitamin B12
    4. Vitamin C
    5. Vitamin A
    1. State epilepticus- recurrent prolonged seizure without returning to baseline in 30 minutes.
    2. Frontal lobe seizure- bizarre behaviour.
    3. Generalized seizure- predominant motor movement.
    4. Atonic-akinetic- drop spell with complete loss of tone.
    5. Absence- complete spacing out without a postictal phase.
    1. Dystonic reaction
    2. Syncope
    3. Pseudoseizures
    4. Tics
    5. Panic attacks

    Author of lecture Seizures in Children: Introduction

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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