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.
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Symptoms of Photosensitive seizures
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Treatments for Photosensitive seizures
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Photosensitive seizures
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Photosensitive seizures: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Photosensitive seizures
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...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 stroke or Alzheimer's disease...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 causing a mild ...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...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...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 migraines can also occur in children.
See ...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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Photosensitive seizures: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Photosensitive seizures: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Photosensitive seizures
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Photosensitive seizures: Broader Related Topics
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