complex absence

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Noun1.complex absence - an absence seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes)
absence seizure, absence - the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy
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Both right-backs Rhys Weston and Darryl Westlake could be back in contention after minot knocks but, further up the right, Peter Till is still out while Steve Jones' complex absence goes on.
It is indicated for monotherapy and adjunctive therapy for complex partial seizures, and for simplex and complex absence seizures in patients 10 years of age and older.