2001) reviewed 622 patients undergoing surgical evaluation for complex partial seizures
and found that 29 patients developed PIP, documented through EEG.
Because of his intractable complex partial seizures
he was admitted to the Johns Hopkins Hospital EMU for a surgical evaluation.
Clinical experience with offenders exhibiting complex partial seizures
suggested that, whether or not it served as a recognizable prodrome, emotional arousal did appear to function, as a triggering event for seizure equivalents in these people.
Progression of the neurologic abnormalities manifested as spreading muscle cramps, occurrence of reduced tendon reflexes, complex partial seizures
, extrapyramidal signs, and weakness.
Differentiate the pathophysiology and treatment of tonic clonic seizures from complex partial seizures
Vigabatrin--first approved in 1987 in the United Kingdom for treating complex partial seizures
and infantile seizures--is the only GABA metabolic blocker available, and thus would provide a mechanism of action different from other antiepileptic drugs, according to Ovation Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Of the total patients enrolled in the registry, 1,046 had refractory complex partial seizures
(CPS) and 1,880 had infantile spasms (IS).
The seizures can either be of the tonic-clonic type with a regular pattern of contraction and extension of the arms and legs or of types that do not involve contractions such as absence seizures or complex partial seizures
Treatment of generalized tonic-clonic seizures and complex partial seizures
- second line treatment for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
The preliminary efficacy evidence from that study showed that a minimum 50% reduction in seizure frequency was experienced by 43% of the patients with complex partial seizures
and 35% of those with total disabling seizures (Neu-rotherapeutics 2008;5:68-74).
Four participants experienced simple or complex partial seizures
BOSTON -- Epilepsy in the elderly often presents as complex partial seizures
that can resemble sudden-onset dementia, A.
The picture book is a compelling story and illustrates many of the challenges faced by young children growing up with epilepsy, such as how a simple medical ID bracelet can be a stigma and how ultimately through education and acceptance, a young girl with complex partial seizures
becomes a heroine in the eyes of her peers and herself.
Complex partial seizures
(consciousness impaired, automatisms usually present)
Gwinn and his associates at 11 centers used the RNS System in 65 patients aged 18-65 years who had simple or complex partial seizures