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Descriptor English:   Epilepsy, Post-Traumatic 
Descriptor Spanish:   Epilepsia Postraumática 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Epilepsia Pós-Traumática 
Synonyms English:   Concussive Convulsion
Concussive Convulsions
Convulsion, Concussive
Convulsions, Concussive
Disorder, Post-Traumatic Seizure
Disorders, Post-Traumatic Seizure
Early Post Traumatic Seizures
Early Post-Traumatic Seizure
Early Post-Traumatic Seizures
Epilepsies, Post-Traumatic
Epilepsies, Traumatic
Epilepsy, Post Traumatic
Epilepsy, Traumatic
Impact Seizure
Impact Seizures
Late Post Traumatic Seizures
Late Post-Traumatic Seizure
Late Post-Traumatic Seizures
Post Traumatic Seizure Disorder
Post-Traumatic Epilepsies
Post-Traumatic Epilepsy
Post-Traumatic Seizure Disorder
Post-Traumatic Seizure Disorders
Post-Traumatic Seizure, Early
Post-Traumatic Seizure, Late
Post-Traumatic Seizures, Early
Post-Traumatic Seizures, Late
Seizure Disorder, Post Traumatic
Seizure Disorder, Post-Traumatic
Seizure Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Seizure, Early Post-Traumatic
Seizure, Late Post-Traumatic
Seizures, Early Post-Traumatic
Seizures, Late Post-Traumatic
Traumatic Epilepsies
Traumatic Epilepsy  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.199.650
C10.228.140.490.380
C10.900.300.087.600
C26.915.300.200.475
Definition English:   Recurrent seizures causally related to CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA. Seizure onset may be immediate but is typically delayed for several days after the injury and may not occur for up to two years. The majority of seizures have a focal onset that correlates clinically with the site of brain injury. Cerebral cortex injuries caused by a penetrating foreign object (CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA, PENETRATING) are more likely than closed head injuries (HEAD INJURIES, CLOSED) to be associated with epilepsy. Concussive convulsions are nonepileptic phenomena that occur immediately after head injury and are characterized by tonic and clonic movements. (From Rev Neurol 1998 Feb;26(150):256-261; Sports Med 1998 Feb;25(2):131-6) 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with specific type of epilepsy (IM or NIM)
History Note English:   1992; was EPILEPSY, TRAUMATIC 1963-1991 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30332 
Unique Identifier:   D004834 

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