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seizure

Pathol a sudden manifestation or recurrence of a disease, such as an epileptic convulsion

Seizure

 

a pathological neuropsychic state that arises in an abrupt fitlike manner. Seizures frequently take the form of convulsions or other involuntary movements accompanied by clouding of consciousness. This stage is later replaced by a deep pathological sleep or stupor. Epilepsy, hysteria, and diseases of the brain can produce seizures. Seizures may occur in the form of a sudden relaxation of muscle tone (cataplectic seizure) or a sudden falling asleep (narcoleptic seizure). The term “seizure” is also used in the broader sense of paroxysm.

seizure

[′sē·zhər]
(medicine)
The sudden onset or recurrence of a disease or an attack.
Specifically, an epileptic attack, fit, or convulsion.
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It's often difficult to tell if it's a seizure or a nonepileptic paroxysmal event," said Dr.
The team is now using data to develop a new approach to forecasting patients' seizure risk, which could allow patients to avoid potentially dangerous activities such as swimming or driving when their seizure risk is highest, and to potentially take steps (such as additional medication doses) to reduce their seizure risk.
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result of provided by it's a demonstration police Superintendent Andy The statistics are equated in seizures per one million people and Warwickshire saw 144 per 1m people in 2016/17 compared to 67 the year before.
In the log, note the time of day, duration of the seizure, and any unusual factors about the seizure, such as urination, defecation, how it started, etc.
The presence of PNR, age at onset of epilepsy, CNSI, and AEDs numbers were prognostic indicators of not remaining seizure free for one year.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Eisai's antiepileptic drug (AED) Fycompa (perampanel) as monotherapy use for the treatment of partial-onset seizures (with or without secondarily generalized seizures) in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
2,3) Accurate assessment of seizure type and classification is important for identifying appropriate treatments.
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The children having iron deficiency anemia not only show lower threshold for febrile seizure but also influence type, duration, and recurrence of siezure5.
Detailed history to confirm occurrence of seizures and to ascertain the type of seizure was obtained.