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Gelastic seizure

Gelastic seizure: Introduction

Gelastic seizure: A type of seizure where abnormal electrical activity in a particular part of the brain results a sudden brief outburst of emotion such as crying or laughing. The seizure can last from a few seconds to a minute or so and the person may or may not have memory of the episode. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gelastic seizure is available below.

Symptoms of Gelastic seizure

  • Sudden brief episode of laughter
  • Sudden brief episode of crying
  • Sudden brief episode of emotion
  • Sudden brief episode of abnormal eye movements
  • Sudden brief episode of chewing
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Gelastic seizure

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Causes of Gelastic seizure

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Gelastic seizure: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gelastic seizure

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »

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  1. Gelastic seizure: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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