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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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Prompt assessment is required to capture the focal seizure ultimately before it progresses to a bilateral, convulsive seizure involving both tonic and clonic components.
The callosotomy show better result in control of seizures (Control of generalized tonic clonic seizures rate of 79.
Clonic seizures are repetitive, rhythmic jerks that involve both sides of the body at the same time.
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The second case presents a 43 year-old man that was monitored in our clinic for epilepsy with generalized tonic clonic seizures.
8 In our series the earliest age of onset of Myoclonic seizures and generalized tonic clonic seizures (GTCS) was ten years and absence seizures at 8 years.
In this study, Primphos cause clonic and tonic seizures, and ultimately death.
An adequate electrical dose will manifest as generalised tonic, followed by clonic activity of skeletal muscle, accompanied by a typical seizure pattern on EEG.
Treatment Onset of clonic action in s Onset of tonic action in s (dose, Mean [+ or -] SEM Mean [+ or -] SEM mg/kg, i.
Other types of generalized seizures are: tonic seizures which involve muscie rigidity but are not followed by a clonic phase; clonic seizures which involve violent rhythmic contractions but is not preceded by tonic phase; myoclonic seizures in which a person has brief involuntary jerking of the torso or extremities; and atonic seizures in which the skeletal muscles lose all tone causing the person to suddenly drop to the floor.
Most people think about a tonic clonic seizure when they imagine an epileptic seizure.