Clonus

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clonus

[′klō·nəs]
(physiology)
Irregular, alternating muscular contractions and relaxations.

Clonus

 

rhythmic contractions, in rapid succession, of single muscles or muscle groups. Clonus may be either spontaneous or provoked by external stimulation.

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Remember, most tonic clonic seizures are brief, though they seem to last forever.
The analysis evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of 8mg/day perampanel on 492 people with primary or secondary generalised tonic clonic seizures, across four phase III studies.
In 1/3 of the patients, focal clonic seizures are observed.
Films from the following four behaviors were recorded: starting time of clonic seizures after injection of Primphos (second), Generation time of death after Primphos injection (second), mortality after injection of Primphos (persentage) and type of seizures induced by injection of Primphos (percentage).
Patients were ages 15 years or older with a minimal seizure duration of 30 minutes or more or successive generalized tonic clonic seizures without regaining consciousness in between.
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divided PNES into two seizure types: 1) "major" motor manifestations resembling generalized tonic or clonic seizures, and 2) limpness, unresponsiveness, flaccidity, or "minor" seizures resembling absence-like or short focal seizures (25,43).
Because all of the AEDs approved in this decade are indicated for the treatment of partial and generalized tonic clonic seizures, this article will focus on new and established AEDs for the treatment of these seizure types.
Unfortunately, two months later the spasms returned, and evolved into what are now tonic clonic seizures.