Todd paralysis

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Todd pa·ral·y·sis

(tod),
paralysis of temporary duration (normally not more than a few days) that occurs in the limb or limbs involved in jacksonian epilepsy after the seizure.

Todd pa·ral·y·sis

(tod păr-al'i-sis)
Temporary inability to move (normally not more than a few days) that occurs in the limb or limbs involved in jacksonian epilepsy after a seizure.
Synonym(s): Todd postepileptic paralysis.

Todd paralysis

(tod)
[Robert B. Todd, Brit. physician, 1809–1860]
Transient, focal neurological deficits, occurring after a seizure, that resemble a stroke but resolve spontaneously.

Todd,

Robert B., English physician, 1809-1860.
Todd paralysis - paralysis of temporary duration that occurs in the limb(s) involved in jacksonian epilepsy after the seizure. Synonym(s): Todd postepileptic paralysis
Todd postepileptic paralysis - Synonym(s): Todd paralysis
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The typical clinical presentation of AIS in toddlers and older children is an acute, prolonged neurological deficit such as hemiparesis, with or without seizures.7,15,17 Seizures at the onset of stroke are more frequent in younger children than in adults and as a result the diagnosis of stroke is not always considered until the child's 'Todd's paresis' does not resolve as expected.