Todd's paralysis


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Todd's paralysis

Loss of power in part of the body affected by an epileptic seizure and lasting for periods of from a few minutes to a few days. (Robert Bentley Todd, 1809–60, Irish-born English physician).
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Differentiating Todd's paralysis from stroke is complicated by the fact that some strokes trigger focal seizures during the acute phase.
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His neurological deficits are considered to be transient, post-ictal paralyses (Todd's Paralysis).