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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Lane et al (24) published a case report of a geriatric woman who presented with a generalized tonic-clonic seizure related to rapid titration of risperidone; however, with slower titration and lower doses, she stopped having seizures without adding any antiepileptic drugs.
Over 3,000 Americans die each year from Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy and the Embrace offers the potential to alarm family members and caretakers a tonic-clonic seizure is occurring.
In the psychiatry ward, six hours after presentation to the ED (thus approximately 28 hours after overdose), the patient experienced a generalized tonic-clonic seizure that was witnessed by a nurse, lasting 30 seconds and resolving spontaneously.
A tonic-clonic seizure abruptly occurred without either hypertension or proteinuria 5 days after delivery; her blood pressure at the first seizure was 113/78 mmHg, and that at the second seizure was 109/72mmHg (Figure 2).
The results further indicate high mean score of patients with generalized tonic-clonic seizure (M= 51.3) on trait anxiety as compared to patients with complex partial seizures (M= 45.4), simple partial seizures (M= 46.0), absence seizure (M= 45.9) and unknown/ unclassified group (M= 47.6).
During his hospitalization period, one of his sisters developed generalized tonic-clonic seizure. Blood glucose level measured was 32 mg/dL with a simultaneous insulin level of 28.8 mIU/mL and C-peptide of 2.8 ng/mL.
In this study involving mapping of ictal network dynamics in a preclinical model of generalized tonic-clonic seizure, we highlight two pertinent findings that are of translational importance while designing a closed-loop neuromodulation.
Percentage of Number of Age range patients patients 32 16 16-20 50 25 21-25 12 6 26-30 6 3 31-35 Table 2: Tonic-clonic seizure in patients of each group, referred to Imam Reza (AS) Hospital in Mashhad.
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.