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]).
The simple febrile seizure has a lower risk for sequelae than a complex seizure.
During a partial complex seizure, distracting the patient (eg, handing the patient a pillow or newspaper) may help.
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.
The semiology of Focal Complex seizures may include a 'blank stare', a 'motor arrest' (sudden freezing), stereotyped non- or semi-purposeful movements, 'fidgeting' and 'lip-smacking'.

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