complex seizure


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complex seizure

A seizure in which the patient suffers a loss of consciousness.
See also: seizure
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[sup][3] In fact, most patients with this disorder present initially with new-onset refractory generalized tonic-clonic, partial complex seizure or status epilepticus.
Today, they are more likely to be called partial complex seizures (a shorthand which arose from Partial Seizures with Complex Symptomatology, [PSCS]).
During a partial complex seizure, distracting the patient (eg, handing the patient a pillow or newspaper) may help.
In an Indian cohort, the prevalence of seizures in IH was 64%, and just below 90% presented with a generalised tonic-clonic seizure, although partial complex seizures did also occur (4.4%) [14].
This fact along with increased frequency of partial complex seizures justifies the admission in mental institute for adults.
Demographic and basic characteristics of study groups Demographic and basic characteristics n (%) N 80 (100) Age, mean (SD) 40.01 (SD 13.28) Sex: female 34 (42.5) male 46 (57.5) Positive genetic loading 9 (11.25) Febrile convulsions 13 (16.25) Perinatal accident 8 (10.00) Partial complex seizures 31 (38.75) Secondary generalization 49 (61.25)
The company is initially developing BIS-001 to treat refractory forms of focal epilepsy, including refractory partial complex seizures and Dravet syndrome, a devastating refractory condition afflicting children.
Partial complex seizures associated with hippocampal involvement are reported in some case series [2], as well as irreversibility of MRI changes associated with status epilepticus.

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