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Epilepsy complications
Epilepsy

Complications could include:

  • Sixth nerve palsy is a disorder affecting the sixth nerve, which supplies the lateral rectus muscle.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A stroke (a "brain attack") is a medical emergency in which part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. This occurs when an artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes damaged and brain cells begin to die.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects your brain's ability to use and understand language.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Coma, from the Greek word "koma," meaning deep sleep, is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dysarthria is a motor-speech disorder. It causes the inability to coordinate or control the muscles in your face, mouth, and respiratory system.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Agnosia is a neuropsychological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize common objects, people, or sounds, in the absence of perceptual disability.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Amnesia is a form of memory loss. Learn about the different types of amnesia, its symptoms, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Neurologically based learning problems are considered learning disorders (or learning disabilities). These disorders make it hard to understand and retain information. They can affect academic and social development.
    Source:HLCMS
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