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...»
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symptoms of Gelastic seizure
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
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a ...read more »
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...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...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...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 symptoms of multiple...read more »
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Gelastic seizure: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Gelastic seizure: Rare Types
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