What are the possible complications of status epilepticus (SE)?

Updated: Feb 13, 2018
  • Author: Julie L Roth, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Complications of status epilepticus are many. Systemic complications include the following:

  • Hyperthermia

  • Acidosis

  • Hypotension

  • Respiratory failure

  • Rhabdomyolysis

  • Aspiration


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