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status epilepticus

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  • n. a condition in which there are continuing attacks of epilepsy without intervals of consciousness; can lead to brain damage and death

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  • "Seizures can be fatal, especially the rare status epilepticus, a continuous convulsion lasting longer than ten minutes."
    —Jerry Adler and Eliza Gray, with Sarah Kliff, "In the Grip of the Unknown," Newsweek, April 20, 2009

    April 22, 2009