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Abdominal epilepsy


Abdominal epilepsy, also known as autonomic epilepsy, is a rare condition most frequently found in children, consisting of gastrointestinal disturbances caused by epileptiform seizure activity.

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Google previewPediatric Neurology (2010)

by Gregory Holmes

Abdominal epilepsy is a rare condition consisting of gastrointestinal disturbances caused by a seizure, usually arising from the temporal lobe. Most children with abdominal epilepsy have complex partial seizures with impaired consciousness ...

Google previewSleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (2015)

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management by Mark Feldman, Lawrence S. Friedman, Lawrence J. Brandt

Abdominal epilepsy is a rare condition, found more commonly in children than adults. It is characterized by (1) paroxysmal GI complaints, usually abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting of unclear etiology; (2) symptoms of a central nervous ...

Google previewEpilepsy A to Z (2009)

A Concise Encyclopedia, Second Edition by William O. Tatum, IV, DO, Dr. Peter W. Kaplan, MD, Pierre Jallon, MD

Abdominal epilepsy is an older descriptive term used in individuals ...

Google previewGastrointestinal Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics (2011)

by Angela Mills, Anthony Dean

Abdominal epilepsy is an exceedingly rare condition in which seizures manifest as GIsymptoms, including vomiting and abdominal pain. The criteria for diagnosis include recurrent paroxysmalGI complaints andfindings on ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Abdominal epilepsy Aconvulsive equivalent in which abdominal pain, a sense of nausea and often headache are the mostprominent symptoms. Abdominal influenza Viral gastroenteritis. Abdominal migraine Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women's Health (2004)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

Differential diagnoses include medical conditions like abdominal epilepsy, brain tumors, Kluver-Bucy syndrome and Klein-Levin syndrome. The recommended treatment plan combines both psychotherapy and medications. Antidepressants ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

abdominal epilepsy. Morel s. hyperostosis frontalis interna. minimal change disease. hereditary spherocytosis. Morgagni-Adams-Stokes s. Adams-Stokes s. morning glory s. a coloboma in.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

abdominal epilepsy Medicine, an epileptic seizure that presents abdominal pain, nausea, and headache rather than neurosensory symptoms as its primary symptoms. abdominal hysterectomy Surgery ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2012)

by T. Stuart Watson, Christopher H. Skinner

The diagnosis of RAP is made by elimination of medical problems such as constipation, lactose intolerance, ulcers, abdominal epilepsy, infections (e.g., Crohn's disease), diabetes, and congenital anomalies (e.g., Hirschprung's disease).

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