tonic spasm


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tonic spasm

[′tän·ik ′spaz·əm]
(medicine)
A spasm which persists for some time without relaxation. Also known as tonic convulsion.
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Coccygodynia and pain in the superior gluteal region and down the back of the thigh: Causation by tonic spasm of the levator ani, coccygeus and piriformis muscles and relief by massage of these muscles.
The first episode presented by tonic spasm for 13 seconds in both hands exactly after he woke up.
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