tonic-clonic seizure


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tonic-clonic seizure

n.
A generalized seizure marked by convulsions and loss of consciousness. Also called grand mal seizure.
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Case Presentation: A 28-year-old male, newly diagnosed with epilepsy, presented to a chiropractic clinic with the complaint of mid-thoracic pain beginning after a tonic-clonic seizure with no associated external trauma.
Among the generalized seizures, generalized tonic-clonic seizure was the most predominant subtype.
This was until Finley had another seizure, a full tonic-clonic seizure, while we were playing at the local park and he was rushed to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
A Generalised seizure indicates a disorder in which the entire cortex instantly becomes epileptiform in nature, and may be classified as Absence or Generalised Tonic-Clonic Seizure (GTCS).
3%) of the patients were diagnosed as having generalized seizure disorder tonic-clonic seizure (53-generalized tonic clonic and 1 myoclonic seizure).
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014
He had first experienced a tonic-clonic seizure nine years before this admission, after he witnessed the murder of a friend.
Moreover, 300 mg/kg of Guaifenesin increased time to the onset of tonic-clonic seizure by 133%, compared with the control group (P<0.
She suffered a tonic-clonic seizure en route to the emergency department, which was treated with rectal diazepam (intravenous access could not be obtained).
The aim is to induce a generalised tonic-clonic seizure with a sufficient dose to maximise efficacy but not too high to reduce cognitive side effects.
By then she was having between 20 and 40 partial seizures a day, with at least one full-blown tonic-clonic seizure a week.