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