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Photosensitive seizures

Photosensitive seizures: Introduction

Photosensitive seizures: Seizures that are triggered by lights. The triggering type or pattern of light is variable amongst patients. Some examples including flickering television screen, strobe lights or sunlight between spaced trees. The exact symptoms are variable and may have tonic and or clonic components. The condition is more common in patients with a history of certain juvenile seizures (absence and myoclonic) and tends to resolve during adulthood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Photosensitive seizures is available below.

Symptoms of Photosensitive seizures

Treatments for Photosensitive seizures

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Causes of Photosensitive seizures

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Photosensitive seizures: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Photosensitive seizures

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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 more »

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Photosensitive seizures: Rare Types

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

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