- Absence status epilepticus causing a prolonged acute confusional state. Grin, Jennifer M.; DiMario, Francis J. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1998, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p37
Presents a study which was carried out on absence status epilepticus (ASE) or spike wave stupor. How ASE is characterized; Reference to a case study of a 11-year old girl; Methodology; Results and discussion of the study.
- To the article â€œAbsence Seizures as Resetting Mechanisms of Brain Dynamicsâ€ by S. P. Nair, P. I. Jukkola, M. Quigley, A. Wilberger, D. S. Shiao, J. C. Sackellares, P. M. Pardalos, and K. M. Kelly, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 664â€“672, Septemberâ€“October, 2008. Nair, S.; Jukkola, P.; Quigley, M.; Wilberger, A.; Shiau, D.; Sackellares, J.; Pardalos, P.; Kelly, K. // Cybernetics & Systems Analysis;Sep2009, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p842
A correction to the article "Absence Seizures as Resetting Mechanisms of Brain Dynamics" that was published in the September-October 2008 issue is presented.
- Television induced seizures in alcoholics. De Keyser, J.; Michotte, A.; Ebinger, G. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/3/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6453, p1191
Reports the occurrence of television induced seizures in alcoholic patients. Reference to the case of three alcoholics with induced grand mal seizures; Emergence of seizures in patients with photosensitive epilepsy; Manifestations of alcohol withdrawal.
- Petit Mal Status in Adults. Thompson, Stephen W.; Greenhouse, Arnold H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun68, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1271
Presents case reports on the development of petit mal epilepsy in adults. Description of the disease; Manifestations; Treatment.
- Treatment of Typical Absence Seizures and Related Epileptic Syndromes. Panayiotopoulos, C.P. // Pediatric Drugs;2001, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p379
Typical absences are brief (seconds) generalised seizures of sudden onset and termination. They have 2 essential components: clinically, the impairment of consciousness (absence) and, generalised 3 to 4Hz spike/polyspike and slow wave discharges on electroencephalogram (EEG). They differ...
- A 45-year-old man develops pancytopenia and brain lesions. Varadarajan, Ramya // Hem/Onc Today;8/10/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p14
The article describes the case of a 45-year-old African American male who was presented with newly onset grand mal seizures and was eventually diagnosed with primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL).
- Academic achievement and behavioral ratings in children with absence and complex partial epilepsy. Williams, Jane; Sharp, Gregory // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC);May96, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p143
Assesses academic and behavioral functions in children diagnosed with controlled or uncontrolled complex partial or absence seizures who had no documented learning or emotional disorders. Relation of score in reading to poor control; Absence of relation between seizure type and academic or...
- Evaluation of staring episodes in children. Khan, Arif; Hussain, Nahin; Whitehouse, William P. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Dec2012, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p202
The article examines staring episodes in children. Staring episodes are a common reason for referral to pediatrics, as parents and teachers fear the probability of seizures. The differential diagnosis of staring spells in children can be categorised into absence seizures, complex partial...
- Carbamazepine/valproic acid. // Reactions Weekly;5/7/2011, Issue 1350, p16
The article describes the case of a woman who experienced exacerbation of absence seizures and weight gain after receiving treatment with carbamazepine and valproic acid.