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.
A postictal state follows the convulsion, and the patient usually remembers nothing of the episode.
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.
Children with first FS should be hospitalized if any of the following are present: Lethargy beyond postictal state, Unstable clinical status, Age <18 months, Complex features, Uncertain home situation, Unclear follow up.
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.
If the unconsciousness has developed after a convulsion, it should persist for more than 30 minutes to exclude a postictal state.
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 various reasons, such as attributing lethargy and confusion to a postictal state or believing obtundation resulted from alcohol or drug intoxication.