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Disease Status Epilepticus

Name Status Epilepticus
Synonyms Absence Status | Complex Partial Status Epilepticus | Electrographic Status Epilepticus | Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus | Generalized Status Epilepticus | Grand Mal Status Epilepticus | Non Convulsive Status Epilepticus | Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus | Petit Mal Status | Simple Partial Status Epilepticus | Status, Absence | Status Epilepticus, Complex Partial | Status Epilepticus, Electrographic | Status Epilepticus, Generalized | Status Epilepticus, Generalized Convulsive | Status Epilepticus, Grand Mal | Status Epilepticus, Non Convulsive | Status Epilepticus, Non-Convulsive | Status Epilepticus, Simple Partial | Status Epilepticus, Subclinical | Status, Petit Mal | Subclinical Status Epilepticus
Definition A prolonged seizure or seizures repeated frequently enough to prevent recovery between episodes occurring over a period of 20-30 minutes. The most common subtype is generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus, a potentially fatal condition associated with neuronal injury and respiratory and metabolic dysfunction. Nonconvulsive forms include petit mal status and complex partial status, which may manifest as behavioral disturbances. Simple partial status epilepticus consists of persistent motor, sensory, or autonomic seizures that do not impair cognition (see also EPILEPSIA PARTIALIS CONTINUA). Subclinical status epilepticus generally refers to seizures occurring in an unresponsive or comatose individual in the absence of overt signs of seizure activity. (From N Engl J Med 1998 Apr 2;338(14):970-6; Neurologia 1997 Dec;12 Suppl 6:25-30)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D013226
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Status Epilepticus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Epilepsia Partialis Continua Has associated chemicals Has associated genes