Alcoholic Seizure

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)