A seizure is a disruption of brain activity that results in abnormal behavior. There are a variety of different types of seizures, and each seizure is classified as either "general" or "partial." There are many conditions that can cause a seizure, and various outside sources cause seizures as well
Petite mal seizures, also known as absence seizures, are experienced by people with seizure disorders. A seizure disorder (epilepsy) is a neurological disorder caused by brief, strong electric impulses that affect all or part of the brain. This disorder can cause seizures that last mere seconds or
Post-hemorrhagic cerebral vasospasm is a well known complication of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. This review addresses clinical practice standards for invasive interventional management of PHCV.
Cancer of the eye, or ocular cancer, can be caused by primary tumors that originate in the eye or by secondary tumors that result from metastasized cancer that spreads to the eye. According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common type of eye tumor is melanoma of the eye. Tumors of the eye can be preve
Swelling in any part of the body is the result of fluid buildup in a particular region. The fingers are an often overworked area of the body and therefore are particularly susceptible to swelling. Occasional swelling of the fingers and hands from overuse is common and can often be managed with care
The brachial plexus is a nerve complex located in the neck and under the arm. Damage to this complex---known as brachial neuropathy---has a number of potential causes, including traumatic injury, viral infection, surgical complications and autoimmune response. An electromyogram (EMG), also referred
The brachial plexus "is a network of nerves that originates from the spinal cord and controls muscle movements and sensation in the shoulder, arm and hand," according to the Mayo Clinic's website. Injuries to these nerves are more common in adults and usually affect the cervical, or neck, region of