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Myoclonic seizures and drop attacks could be precursors/warning signs of grand mal tonic-clonic seizures. (46,47) Seizures have been observed at all stages of treatment, but were more common during initiation of clozapine, which emphasizes the importance of a progressive and slow titration.
Data were expressed as mean[+ or -]standard error of mean (SEM) for the latency of clonic and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. We used the Kruskal-Wallis test followed by Dunn's test for the analysis of the onset of clonic, generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and the intensity of seizures.
Netoff, "Dynamic control of modeled tonic-clonic seizure states with closed-loop stimulation," Front Neural Circuits, vol.
The substitution of carbamazepine with valproate rapidly ameliorated all symptoms, and tonic-clonic seizures did not reoccur.
During this period she had seven further episodes of tonic-clonic seizures despite being on sedation.
Stimulus which just about produces a generalised tonic-clonic seizure may not ensure therapeutic potency, but the degree to which the stimulus intensity exceeds the Seizure Threshold is an important determinant of the therapeutic effectiveness.
One tonic-clonic seizure follows another without the person regaining consciousness between seizures;
A person having a grand mal or tonic-clonic seizure will often fall to the ground and the muscles will contract violently, resulting in a "fit".
Three months before hospitalization, the patient suffered her first tonic-clonic seizure. By that time, she no longer recognized family members.
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.
They usually begin focally with facial twitching and drooling, followed by rapid secondary generalization to a tonic-clonic seizure. Typically infrequent, the seizures are commonly associated with sleep deprivation.