generalized seizure


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Related to generalized seizure: grand mal seizure, focal seizure, primary generalized epilepsy, complex partial seizure, generalized seizure disorder
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Synonyms for generalized seizure

a seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body

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Complex partial seizures and generalized seizures are the most susceptible to being triggered by sleep deprivation.
In spite of the fact that in routine clinical practice, focal seizures may well be observed in generalized seizures and secondary generalized seizures are not infrequent in focal epilepsies (as the occurrence of automatisms or bilateral asymmetrical tonic seizures in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy [JME]), the elimination of generalized/focal distinction, not for the epileptic seizures but for the epilepsies, has been widely criticized by several authors on the grounds that no sufficient scientific evidence was existent for such a radical change (11,12,13,14,15,16,17).
The distinction between partial and generalized seizures noted above is an important one.
Panayiotopoulos syndrome is characterized by seizures that begin in early childhood and occur infrequently with vomiting and eye and head deviation, some progressing to generalized seizures.
investigated the psychopathology in complex partial and generalized seizure types using Childhood Behavior Assessment Scale and found psychopathology at clinical level in 63% of the patients with partial seizures and in 55% of the patients with generalized seizures.
Levetiracetam can be titrated rapidly and does not interact with other anticonvulsants, but there is only slim evidence of its efficacy in generalized seizure disorders, she said.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Generalized Seizures.
In adults, lamotrigine is approved as adjunctive therapy for the generalized seizures of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and for conversion to monotherapy in adults with partial seizures who are receiving treatment.
At 2 months of age, Zahra had four generalized seizures requiring admission to the hospital and reinitiation of phenobarbital.
But when developed during adolescence, absence epilepsy can also lead to more serious generalized seizures.
Indicated for adjunctive therapy for partial onset seizures in adults and children; monotherapy in partial onset seizures, monotherapy for generalized seizures associated with Lennox-Gastault syndrome and tonic-clonic seizures in generalized epilepsy
Patient B presented to the emergency room with three episodes of generalized seizures that started one hour before arrival.
Indication: FYCOMPA (perampanel) is indicated as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
5%, respectively, demonstrating that perampanel, depending on dosage, reduces seizure frequency in secondarily generalized seizures as well, especially the 12 mg group which showed over a 50% reduction in seizure frequency.
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