clonic seizure


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Related to clonic seizure: Myoclonic seizure, Tonic clonic seizure

clo·nic sei·zure

a seizure characterized by repetitive rhythmic jerking of all or part of the body.

clo·nic sei·zure

(klonik sēzhŭr)
Seizure characterized by repetitive rhythmic jerking of all or part of the body.
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The Kruskal-Wallis test showed that the onset of PTZ-induced clonic seizure was different between treatment groups (X (2)(8)=45.85, P<0.001).
One can notice the first case particularity, the tonic clonic seizure complications secondary to cerebral involvement.
Nevertheless, the extract of caraway seems to have higher efficacy than does that of cumin on delaying clonic seizure (402% vs.
Table 1: Comparison of mean durations (in seconds) of different parameters in PTZ method Parameters (duration Group I Group in seconds) II Latency of seizure 330.66 [+ or -] 10.8 0 Tonic hind limb flexion 1.5 [+ or -] 0.23 0 Tonic hind limb extension 10.66 [+ or -] 0.61 0 Clonic seizure 5.5 [+ or -] 0.44 0 Postictal depression 340.16 [+ or -] 3.78 0 Parameters (duration Group III Group in seconds) IV Latency of seizure 419 [+ or -] 8.73 *** 0 Tonic hind limb flexion 1.5 [+ or -] 0.23 (NS) 0 Tonic hind limb extension 10.66 [+ or -] 0.43 (NS) 0 Clonic seizure 3.5 [+ or -] 0.44 ** 0 Postictal depression 189.16 [+ or -] 1.15 *** 0 Data expressed as mean [+ or -] SE.
On the other hand, a comparison of the muscle relaxant and anticonvulsant effects between Diazepam and Guaifenesin in the current study showed that although Guaifenesin at doses of 300 and 400 mg/ kg had more profound effects on muscle relaxation than Diazepam, the effects of Guaifenesin at similar doses in preventing myoclonic and clonic seizures were less marked than those of Diazepam.
TONIC CLONIC SEIZURES: These are the seizures that we usually think of as epilepsy.
Out of 8 cases unclassified epilepsy, 5 (62.5 %) had multiple seizures in the form of generalized tonic clonic seizures and myoclonic seizures, 3 cases (37.5 %) had partial epilepsy with myoclonic seizures.
For generalized tonic clonic seizures, or any seizure with a combination of tonic or clonic movements, the first aid steps are to stay calm, remove any objects from the vicinity that may cause harm to the child while she is having a seizure, or take the child away from an area that may harm her.
The average seizure latency time, duration of myoclonic jerks, generalized clonic seizures, and PID along with the percentages of protection against convulsions are presented in Table 2.
He was found having continuous right sided focal clonic seizures one morning that persisted for two days followed by continuous left sided focal seizures for another three days.
Clonic seizures are repetitive, rhythmic jerks that involve both sides of the body at the same time.