Seizure Differential

“DIM WITS” differential diagnosis

Drugs (OD or withdrawal)
Infectious (meningitis, sepsis, encephalitis)
Metabolic (hypoglycemia, electrolytes, LFT, uremia, hypoxemia)
Withdrawal
Inflammatory (vasculitis)
Trauma (basal skull fracture, bleed/contusion/DAI, SAH, epidural, subdural)
Structural (AV Malformation, tumor, SAH, epidural/subdural)



 

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