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  • Alcohol withdrawal [r]: A group of syndromes that may occur after cessation of drinking ethanol alcohol. [e]
  • Anterograde amnesia [r]: As a result of physical or psychogenic events, loss of the ability to form new memories beyond a certain point in time [e]
  • Anticonvulsant [r]: Medications used to prevent seizures or reduce their severity. [e]
  • Brain concussion [r]: A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries. [e]
  • Carbamazepine [r]: An anticonvulsant drug used to treat epilepsy, seizures, neurogenic pain and some psychiatric disorders. [e]
  • Electroencephalography [r]: A technique that records brain electrical activity non-invasively. [e]
  • Epilepsy [r]: Brain disorder manifested as recurrent seizures or disturbed mental function, due to disturbances of brain electrical activity. [e]
  • Food and Drug Administration [r]: The agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for regulating food, dietary supplements, drugs, biological medical products, blood products, medical devices, radiation-emitting devices, veterinary products, and cosmetics. [e]
  • Hippocrates [r]: (c. 460 – 370 BCE) A physician, who revolutionized the practice of medicine by transforming it from its mythical, superstitious, magical and supernatural roots to a science based on observation and reason. [e]
  • History of neuroimaging [r]: The development of techniques allowing to visualize brain structure and function. [e]
  • Levetiracetam [r]: A medication used for treating epilepsy and seizures. [e]
  • Lissencephaly [r]: Condition in which the brain surface is smooth, as opposed to gyrified. Normal in many mammals and transient in human fetal development but a disorder in humans born with it. [e]
  • Magnesium [r]: The metallic element that has atomic number 12 and belongs to alkaline earth metal group. [e]
  • Pachygyria [r]: A congenital malformation of the cerebral hemisphere that results in unusually thick convolutions of the cerebral cortex. [e]
  • Pregabalin [r]: An anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary generalization in adults. [e]
  • Rhabdomyolysis [r]: Acute, fulminant, potentially fatal disease that destroys skeletal muscle and is often accompanied by the excretion of myoglobin in the urine. [e]
  • Status epilepticus [r]: Prolonged seizure or seizures repeated frequently enough to prevent recovery between episodes occurring over a period of 20-30 minutes. [e]
  • Topiramate [r]: A medication that is used for treating epilepsy and migraine headache. [e]