Tonic seizures are very uncommon, especially when they occur without clonic jerking. They usually are manifest with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or, less commonly, with multiple sclerosis.
Epilepsy is a neurological condition involving the brain that makes people more susceptible to having seizures. When a person has two or more seizures, they are considered to have epilepsy.
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An epileptic seizure is a brief episode of signs or symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. The outward effect can vary from uncontrolled jerking movement (tonic-clonic seizure) to as subtle as a momentary loss of awareness (absence seizure).
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Seizure types most commonly follow the classification proposed by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in 1981. Distinguishing between seizure types is important since different types of seizure may have …
Continued. Tonic seizures: The muscles in your arms, legs, or trunk tense up. These usually last less than 20 seconds and often happen when you’re asleep. But if you’re standing up at the time, you can lose your balance and fall.
There are several different types of seizures. Most seizures can be categorized as either focal or generalized. 1. Focal (or partial) seizures Expand 1. Focal (or partial) seizures …
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