status epilepticus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n status epilepticus a condition in which there are continuing attacks of epilepsy without intervals of consciousness; can lead to brain damage and death
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Usage

In literature:

Death occurred in January, 1895, after an obstinate attack of status epilepticus.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
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In news:

Convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) is the most common neurological emergency in childhood and is often associated with fever.
The authors of a comprehensive literature review offer broad recommendations for treating super- refractory status epilepticus.
Refractory status epilepticus poses a treatment dilemma.
Convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) is the most common neurological emergency in childhood and is often associated with fever.
The authors of a comprehensive literature review offer broad recommendations for treating super-refractory status epilepticus .
Refractory status epilepticus poses a treatment dilemma.
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