A 28-year-old, otherwise healthy male, presented to a chiropractic clinic with a ten-day history of mid-thoracic discomfort the onset of which was immediately following a tonic-clonic seizure
were the most common type of generalized seizures accounting for 23% of all and 88% of generalized seizures.
6%) of generalized tonic-clonic seizures
among the epileptic patients in their study.
21, 22) We evaluated the anticonvulsant effects of Guaifenesin using PTZ-induced seizure in the present study, our results demonstrated that Guaifenesin could not only decrease the susceptibility of mice to PTZ-induced myoclonic, clonic, and especially tonic-clonic seizures
but also protect the mice against PTZ-induced death.
If a patient does not have generalised tonic-clonic seizure
after a stimulus it is important to wait for at least 20 seconds after a non-seizure and at least 45 seconds after a partial/focal seizure prior to restimulating.
However, if the child has a complex-partial seizure involving staring spells, which secondarily generalizes to a tonic-clonic seizure
, it is crucial to have appropriate supplies at the bedside in the event of cyanosis and/or aspiration of secretions (Pullen, 2003).
When I had tonic-clonic seizures
I had multiple ones.
During his time in the emergency department, the patient experienced another generalized tonic-clonic seizure
, which was witnessed by department staff.
However in children it is rare cause of seizures A 16-year-old presented to the emergency department after a having a generalized tonic-clonic seizure
lasting 5 minutes.
She experienced two additional petit mal seizures the following morning, and that afternoon had onset of a generalized tonic-clonic seizure
lasting approximately 2 minutes, during which she required respiratory assistance.
Three months before hospitalization, the patient suffered her first tonic-clonic seizure
The most common type of seizure striking video game lovers is a tonic-clonic seizure
, once known as a grand mal, which causes people to become stiff and then shake, says Graf.