Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of neonatal seizures?

Updated: Jul 31, 2019
  • Author: Raj D Sheth, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP  more...
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Answer

Other conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of neonatal seizures include the following:

  • Anoxia

  • Benign epilepsy syndromes

  • Mitochondrial cytopathies

  • Myoclonic epilepsy

  • Myoclonus

  • Organic acidurias

  • Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

  • Subdural hematoma

  • Tuberous sclerosis

  • Vein of Galen malformation

  • Viral encephalitis

  • Viral meningitis


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