Epilepsy by Dr Haytham Eloqayli

Epilepsy by Dr Haytham Eloqayli - Epilepsy Haytham Eloqayli...

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Epilepsy Haytham Eloqayli
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Epilepsy Seizure: synchronous high frequency discharge of neurons in the cortical or subcortical levels. Epilepsy: recurrent seizures not due to reversible transient metabolic or toxic disorder. Seizure and epilepsy is a symptom of abnormal brain disorder.
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Epilepsy Main causes of epilepsy: Genetic disorders Congenital defects Trauma Tumors Vascular (AVM, cavernous malformation) Ischemic injury idiopathic
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Epilepsy Partial (focal) seizures -the seizure arises (onset) from a restricted part of the brain -simple partial: no impairment or lose of consciousness complex partial: impairment of consciousness at any point during the ictus. partial secondary generlized: the onset of the seizure is partial but it progress to involve both hemispheres, with lose of consciousness.
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Epilepsy Simple partial (focal) seizures -motor, sensory, autonomic. -clinical presentation of the seizure depends on the region on the brain in which the epileptic discharge taking place. -when a simple partial seizure precede a CPS or PSG it is called an aura
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Epilepsy Complex partial seizures (cps) -impairment of consciousness
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