Shaken Baby Syndrome complications
Shaken Baby Syndrome

Complications could include:

  • It's up to you to help others know and understand how your epilepsy affects you. With knowledge comes understanding.
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
  • Epilepsy is a complex and often confusing disorder. It can be scary if a loved one has a seizure and you don't know what to expect or how to respond.
  • When the retina separates from the back of the eye, this is known as retinal detachment. It is a medical emergency that can cause partial or total vision loss.
  • 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.
  • Blindness is the inability to see anything, including light. It can be partial or complete, and can be caused by a number of different diseases, or be present at birth.
  • The spinal cord is responsible for transporting messages between the brain and parts of the body. If the spinal cord is injured, the messages are disrupted, resulting in a loss of sensation or mobility below the injury.
  • A chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) is a pool (or collection) of blood on the brain’s surface under the dura, which is the outer covering of the brain. It usually begins forming several days or weeks after bleeding initially starts. This bleed...
  • Acute respiratory failure occurs when fluid builds up in the air sacs in your lungs. When that happens, your lungs can't release oxygen into your blood.
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