postictal

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postictal

 [pōst-ik´tal]
following a seizure.

post·ic·tal

(pōst-ik'tăl),
Following a seizure, for example, epileptic.

postictal

/post·ic·tal/ (pōst-ik´tal) following a seizure.

postictal

[pōst′iktəl]
Etymology: L, post + Gk, ikteros, jaundice
1 after a seizure.
2 confused. postictus, n.

post·ic·tal

(pōst-ik'tăl)
Following a seizure (e.g., epileptic).

post·ic·tal

(pōst-ik'tăl)
Following a seizure, e.g., epileptic.

postictal

following a seizure.
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This scheme (Table II, columns 7-9) correctly classified the peri-ictal states of all seizures, except one out of the six seizures of patient #1, one preictal state of patient #2, and one ictal and one postictal state of patient #3.
The posture and stance were remarkable for intermittent shocklike dipping of the head and shoulders with no apparent change in level of consciousness or postictal state.
In the elderly the postictal state following a complex partial seizure may last up to 2 weeks.
In more than 100 patients with nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the diagnosis of NCSE was missed or delayed for vanous reasons, such as attributing lethargy and confusion to a postictal state or believing obtundation resulted from alcohol or drugs.
Ray McGarr, my flight surgeon and neighbor, and he witnessed my postictal state.