spasm


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a violent, excruciating seizure of pain

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The involvement of reflex muscle spasms resulting in a "pain-spasm-pain" cycle leads to the frequent use of muscle relaxants either alone or in combination with analgesics.
An earlier age of epileptic spasm presentation (<5 months) was associated with a better prognosis, with 60% of these children having spasm cessation, as compared with older children (>5 months), who had no spasm cessation (33.
Look for contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle if convergence spasm is suspected, in which case associated contraction of this muscle of the face during eye movement examination usually also occurs.
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy was not considered because of significantly elevated value of cardiac enzyme, severer spasm of coronary arteries, and absence of stressful trigger.
Prolonged pain from muscle spasm is normally because a muscle is protecting an injured part underneath it and won't go until it improves.
She wanted to inject botox to treat the eyelid spasm in our hospital's botox specialist outpatient clinic.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Infantile Spasm (West Syndrome), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Treatment of coronary spasms consists of medical stabilization as the location of the spasm is likely to vary with time.
A 7 and half month old baby, first born to non-consanguinous marriage presented with global developmental delay, flexor spasm, and significant perinatal insult in the form of moderate birth asphyxia with neonatal sepsis required 30 days of hospital stay at birth.
Comment: Histamine, which is released during allergic reactions, is capable of causing spasm of coronary arteries.
The inventor of the Sutton Spasm Relief has developed a working prototype that has been utilized with success.
Following 100 mcg of intracoronary Nitroglycerin into the respective coronary arteries, there was abrupt relief of spasm in all three coronary arteries (Fig.
en it started aecting my -ow I can't swallow during a spasm and end up vomiting blood because of the contractions -typool, suers regular and aggressive seizures and cramps that can last Lindsey, from Talywain, near Pontypool, suers regular and aggressive seizures and cramps that can last hours at a time.
He played the 90 minutes against Stoke and played really well, but then had a back spasm the day after.