Modern concepts of status epilepticus.

  title={Modern concepts of status epilepticus.},
  author={Gastone G. Celesia},
  volume={235 15},
Among 60 cases of status epilepticus, there were 45 cases of convulsive status and 15 cases of nonconvulsive or confusional status. In 37 cases, status was due to an identifiable cause. The most frequent etiologic factors were vascular (nine cases), traumatic (seven cases), and metabolic (five cases). Four patients with metabolic encephalopathy had focal status. While the possibility of expanding lesions should be investigated in every case of convulsive status, a complete metabolic screening… CONTINUE READING

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