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Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.742.143
C10.720.112.300
C23.888.592.742.143
C25.723.705.150.300
C25.775.100.087.193.300
C25.775.835.500
Unique ID
D020270
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020270
Annotation
ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL DELIRIUM is available
Scope Note
A condition where seizures occur in association with ethanol abuse (ALCOHOLISM) without other identifiable causes. Seizures usually occur within the first 6-48 hours after the cessation of alcohol intake, but may occur during periods of alcohol intoxication. Single generalized tonic-clonic motor seizures are the most common subtype, however, STATUS EPILEPTICUS may occur. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1174)
Entry Term(s)
Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Major Motor Seizure
Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Seizure
Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Status Epilepticus
Alcohol-Related Seizures
Major Motor Seizure, Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced
Seizures, Alcoholic
Status Epilepticus, Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced
NLM Classification #
WL 340
Previous Indexing
Epilepsy/etiology (1966-1999)
Psychoses, Alcoholic (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures Preferred
Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Major Motor Seizure Narrower
Status Epilepticus, Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Narrower
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