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affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

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resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent

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An international study has found that a form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form of epilepsy.
Prompt assessment is required to capture the focal seizure ultimately before it progresses to a bilateral, convulsive seizure involving both tonic and clonic components.
Embrace, which is being developed by Empatica, received clearance by the European Union as a medical device for convulsive seizure detection but is still under consideration by the Food and Drug Administration.
Bilateral posterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulder and other trauma caused by convulsive seizures.
They can be very similar, but convulsive seizures usually follow a particular sequence of motor phenomena.
The shoulder joint is commonly predisposed for injury during a convulsive seizure because of the shallow glenoid cavity and the typical position of adduction, internal rotation and flexion of it during the convulsion.
Then, when my son was just twenty months old, I checked in his crib, only to discover he in a convulsive seizure.
Persons with epilepsy are among those who have convulsive seizures, How does a convulsive seizure differ from any other kind of seizure?
Half of all Americans (49%) wrongly believe that an appropriate first aid response to someone having a convulsive seizure is to put a spoon or something else in the person's mouth to prevent him or her from swallowing or biting the tongue.
That's why I am in full support of the new Epilepsy Ireland TV campaign and hope that as many people as possible can 'Be Seizure Aware' by remembering the acronym, TEAM, when responding to a convulsive seizure.
Unless you're on the floor having a convulsive seizure and foaming at the mouth - people don't realise they could be suffering epilepsy,' said Anna, 32, who grew up in Radlett, Hertfordshire, and now lives in a flat in Windsor Quay, Cardiff Bay, and is studying to be a counsellor at Barry College.