Status epilepticus

What is Status epilepticus?

It is a life-threatening condition in which the brain is in a state of persistent seizure. Definitions vary, but currently it is defined as one continuous, unremitting seizure lasting longer than five minutes, or recurrent seizures without regaining consciousness between seizures for greater than five minutes.

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My Mother Aged 83 Years Has the Following Co Morbid Conditions.
1.Polymyalgia Rheumatica on Small Doses of Steroids since 15 Years
2.Non Valvular...

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Please rule out -Non convulsive status epilepticus

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Hi Sushvineet,
Thanks for being here on Healthcaremagic.com.
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Hi, My son has developed Status Epilepticus, His first episode was Dec 23rd,2012 and lasted over 90 min. None of the anti-seizure medicine would...

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For epilepsy indicated investigation of EEG and MRI you have done. But observation by neurologist is confirmative for diagnosis. Blood levell of...

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My son Ansh caught infection of West Nile virus..in 2008,subsequently he was gone in status epilepticus..for 2 & 1/2 months, was on life support...

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Brain imaging like MRI can give a clue regarding the future outcome.
As the child was in status and was also given life support there are...

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