convulsive disorder

convulsive disorder

[kən′vəl·siv dis‚ȯr·dər]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition in which convulsions are a common symptom and characteristic electroencephalogram patterns are displayed.
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39, which is for convulsive disorder not otherwise specified.
The word epilepsy is a generic term, synonymous with convulsive disorder or seizure disorder.
The likelihood that these children will go on to have a convulsive disorder is similar to or only slightly higher than a normal population, even in children who have had multiple episodes.
LKS may also be called infantile acquired aphasia, acquired epileptic aphasia or aphasia with convulsive disorder.
Phenytoin (Diphenylhydantoin) was introduced in therapy in 1937 for effective control of convulsive disorders with a common side effect being gingival hyperplasia.
The Video she showed described a child suffering from convulsive disorders and the other was suffering from OCD and ODD.
Pentobarbital, a barbiturate used to treat anxiety and convulsive disorders such as epilepsy, has been used in roughly 50 executions over the past two years, said Richard Dieter, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center.
He details the neuropathologic basis, neurology, symptoms, prognosis, assessment, and treatment of these disorders resulting from conditions that cause damage to the brain in childhood, including traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular accidents, and brain tumors, as well as less common disorders caused by cerebral anoxia, inborn errors of metabolism, neural tube defects, infections, radiation induced brain damage, and convulsive disorders.
Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (31) clear young athletes with well-controlled convulsive disorders for participation in conventional school-sponsored sports.
The EEOC has identified "targeted disabilities" as blindness, deafness, partial paralysis, complete paralysis, mental illness, mental retardation, convulsive disorders and distortion of limbs or spine.