Post-traumatic epilepsy: Introduction
Post-traumatic epilepsy: Recurring seizures that after some sort of trauma that results in injury to the brain. The seizures may be partial or generalized. The severity of the disorder is determined by the degree of damage to the brain.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Post-traumatic epilepsy is available below.
Symptoms of Post-traumatic epilepsy
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Post-traumatic epilepsy:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Post-traumatic epilepsy?
Post-traumatic epilepsy: Related Patient Stories
Causes of Post-traumatic epilepsy
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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Post-traumatic epilepsy
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...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...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...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition...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 »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be...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 dementia...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...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 »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms...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 sclerosis).
See symptoms of...read more »
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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Mental Health Specialists:
- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Post-traumatic epilepsy
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Post-traumatic epilepsy:
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Choosing the Best Hospital:
More general information, not necessarily in relation to Post-traumatic epilepsy,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Post-traumatic epilepsy: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Post-traumatic epilepsy
Medical research articles related to Post-traumatic epilepsy include:
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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Animations
More Post-traumatic epilepsy animations & videos
Research about Post-traumatic epilepsy
Visit our research pages for current research about Post-traumatic epilepsy treatments.
Clinical Trials for Post-traumatic epilepsy
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Post-traumatic epilepsy include:
Read more about Clinical Trials for Post-traumatic epilepsy
Post-traumatic epilepsy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Post-traumatic epilepsy
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