Seizure| Toxic/Metabolic Processes

Etiology

  • Metabolic d/o: Hypoglycemia, hypo/hypernatremia, hypo/hypercalcemia, uremia, drug/alcohol/benzo withdrawal, Acute Intermittent Porphyria
  • Hypertension related: PRES/hypertensive encephalopathy, pregnancy→ eclampsia
  • Toxic ingestion: Drugs of abuse, in particular activating agents→ cocaine, pcp, amphetamine
  • Adverse reaction to a prescribed meds