Causes of Confusion and Restlessness

Epileptic

Metabolic and systemic disorders

- Osmolality disorders

- Endocrine disorders

- Hepatic encephalopathy

- Metabolic disorders

- Renal disease

Infectious disorders

- Bacterial infections

- Rickettsial infections

- Viral infections

Vascular

- Congestive heart failure

- Subarachnoid hemorrhage

- Embolic infarction

- Vasculitis and connective tissue disorders

- Migraine

Toxic

- Substance abuse

- Prescription drugs

- Toxins

Psychogenic

E.g., partial complex seizures, absence-type seizures

E.g., hyponatremia, hypoglycemia E.g., adrenal insufficiency, parathyroid and thyroid disorders

E.g., carnitine deficiency, urea cycle and pyruvate disorders

E.g., hypertensive and uremic encephalopathy

E.g., meningitis, cat scratch disease E.g., Lyme disease

E.g., herpes simplex, arboviruses, measles and postinfectious encephalitis, Reye's syndrome

E.g., panic disorder, schizophrenia

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