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atony

[′at·ən·ē]
(medicine)
Absence or extremely low degree of tonus.
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i) Front vowels, tonic and atonic (dilicata, poviro).
2013 Genomic chr3:50418428 chr3:50402595 position chr3:50402577 cDNA c.782C>T c.3119A>G change (a) c.3137T>C Protein p.Pro261Leu p.Leu1040Pro change (a) p.Leu1046Pro Sex Male 2 Males, 1 Female Seizure Onset 7 months 20-60 days Epileptic + + Encephalopathy Developmental + + delay Cerebellar + + atrophy Refractory + + seizures Seizure types Absence, atonic, Atonic, clonic, tonic, tonic- tonic clonic EEG 2.5-3 Hz frontally Slow background predominant rhythm with generalized spike multifocal spikes and wave and slow waves discharges Other features Status Axial hypotonia, epilepticus, choreiform hypotonia, tremor movements, no eye and ataxia, contact atypical eye movements Pippucci et al.
Thirty-five percent presented a state of complete and prolonged atonic behavior, which also is rare in genuine epilepsy.
Twenty-seven (29.0%) women bled from surgical trauma, and 40 (40.3%) suffered from atonic uterus.
In the present study, animal affected with traumatic reticulo-peritonitis had mild elevation of rectal temperature, tachycardia, tachypnoea, atonic rumen, constipation, hypo-galactia and weight loss which is in agreement with the findings of Hajighahramani and Ghane (2010).
In addition to petit mal and grand mal seizures, these children may also suffer from drop seizures (atonic), psychomotor (complex partial or temporal lobe), myoclonic, and Jacksonian (simple partial) type of seizures.
This status may be confused with atonic seizures or negative myoclonus (6).
Emergency obstetric or peripartum hysterectomy is the last resort for any obstetrician who faces the complication of atonic postpartum hemorrhage or rupture uterus.
18 patients (0.53%), reasons were atonic uterus, ruptured uterus, genital tract tears and morbidly adherent placenta , after being managed at secondary care, followed by septicemia 03 (0.08%), and postpartum hemorrhage 02 (0.05%), Table 5.
This is a simple and quick surgical technique that can be used to treat atonic PPH, particularly in conjunction with placenta previa.