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Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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Summary: This case report presents an argument that a tonic-clonic seizure, in the absence of external trauma or significant risk factors for fracture, resulted in multiple vertebral compression fractures.
Generalized tonic-clonic seizures are common in 10% of persons with epilepsy.
This tumour causes Finley to have endocrine problems, severe epilepsy, gelastic seizures, darcrystic seizures, tonic-clonic seizures, developmental delays, rage attacks and learning difficulties.
Generalized tonic-clonic seizure was most commonly reported in this hospital and carbamazepine was the most commonly prescribed medication in this study centre.
The substitution of carbamazepine with valproate rapidly ameliorated all symptoms, and tonic-clonic seizures did not reoccur.
Guaifenesin at the doses of 300 and 400 mg/kg protected 50 and 90% of the animals against PTZ-induced tonic-clonic seizure and 37.
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.
The most common type of generalized seizure is the tonic-clonic seizure.
A tonic-clonic seizure is a generalized seizure at its worst.
A 49-year-old man with a remote history of sarcoidosis and recurrent sinusitis presented to the emergency department approximately 24 hours after he had experienced a generalized tonic-clonic seizure.
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".