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Pediatric Spell

  • Differential Diagnosis
  1. Complex Partial Seizure (Most common Seizure)
  2. Absence Seizure (Uncommon)
  3. Infantile Spasms
  4. Migraine Headache
  5. Benign Positional Vertigo
  6. Alternating Hemiplegia
  7. Narcolepsy or Cataplexy
  8. Night Terrors
  9. Infant apnea
  10. Breath Holding Spell
    1. Cyanotic Spell
    2. Pallid Spell
  11. Prolonged QT interval or other cardiac arrhythmias
  12. Benign Syncope
  13. Psychogenic Seizures
  14. Rage Outbursts
  • Reference
  1. Grand Rounds, Beverly Wical, MD, 09/18/96