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Glossary for Acute epilepsy-like symptoms

Medical terms related to Acute epilepsy-like symptoms or mentioned in this section include:

  • Absence seizure: An epileptic seizure involving momentary loss of consciousness.
  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Aura: A sensation that precedes and marks the onset of a neurological condition
  • Brain abscess: abscess in the brain may involve any of the lobes of the brain
  • Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
  • Dementia: Mental confusion and impaired thought.
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Eclampsia: serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised by high blood pressure and convulsions
  • Electrolyte imbalance: impairment in the level of electrolytes in the body
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Epilepsy-like symptoms: conditions which cause epilepsy like symptoms
  • Infantile Spasms: A condition which is characterized by brief muscular spasms in infants
  • Involuntary tonic movements: is an abnormal increase in the muscle tension and decreased ability of the muscle to stretch
  • Kidney failure: The inability of the kidney to function correctly in its function of excreting metabolites from the blood
  • Lack of sleep: Lack of sleep refers to a deficiency in the amount of sleep a person gets.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurosyphilis: Syphilis affecting the nervous system.
  • Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life
  • Phenylketonuria: A metabolic disorder where there is a deficiency of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase which leads to a harmful buildup of the phenylalanine in the body. Normally the phenylalanine is converted into tyrosine. The severity of the symptoms can range from severe enough to cause mental retardation to mild enough not to require treatment. Severity is determined by the level of impairment of enzyme activity of phenylalanine hydroxylase.
  • Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
  • Severe epilepsy-like symptoms: conditions which cause epilepsy like sympoms
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive blood vessel growth, calcium accumulation inside the brain and seizures.
  • TIA: Transient ischemic accident
  • Tonic-Clonic seizure: formerly known as grand mal seizures. It involves the entire body causing muscle contraction and loss of consciousness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain injury from trauma or accident.
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
  • Uremia: Build up of toxins usually excreted by the kidneys, associated with real failure in a woman who is pregnant.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute epilepsy-like symptoms:

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