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Clonic focal seizure of the foot secondary to nonketotic hyperglycemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11847263     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Focal epileptic seizures can be the first manifestation of a diabetic disorder. Metabolic disturbances, including hyperglycemia, mild hyperosmolality, hyponatremia, and lack of ketoacidosis contribute to the development of partial focal seizures. A review of the medical literature for partial focal seizures is presented, followed by a case study of a patient who developed clonic seizures of the right foot secondary to hyperglycemia, hyponatremia, and hyperosmolality.
Authors:
Louis J DeCaro; Michael Reinig; Bruce T Croft
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association     Volume:  92     ISSN:  8750-7315     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-15     Completed Date:  2002-05-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501423     Medline TA:  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, St Vincent Hospital, 20 Worcester Center Blvd, Worcester, MA 01608-1320, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Diabetes Complications*
Diabetes Mellitus / diagnosis,  drug therapy
Epilepsies, Partial / drug therapy,  etiology*
Follow-Up Studies
Foot / physiopathology
Humans
Hyperglycemia / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma / blood,  complications
Male
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