absence seizure

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Synonyms for absence seizure

the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.

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In the cases of BT and DT, the responsiveness of both the autistic symptoms and absence seizures to VPA suggests that the 2 disorders may have been causally linked to produce the full clinical picture.
What we thought were absence seizures really were altered levels of consciousness caused by a deficiency of carnitine.
The Depakote ER pediatric indication adds another convenient option in the versatile family of Depakote products for the treatment of complex partial and absence seizures, which includes Depakote, Depakote(R) Sprinkle Capsules (divalproex sodium coated particles in capsules), and Depacon(R) (valproate sodium injection), an intravenous alternative.
Absence seizures typically occur in childhood and resolve in adolescence.
Depakote ER tablets have been approved for sole and adjunctive therapy of complex partial seizures and simple and complex absence seizures in adults with epilepsy.
Once-a-Day Formulation of Trusted Epilepsy Drug Will Offer Patient Convenience for Complex Partial or Absence Seizures -
Depakote has been marketed in the United States since 1983 as a treatment for simple and complex absence seizures.
Depakote currently is available as a sole and adjunctive therapy in the treatment of simple and complex absence seizures associated with epilepsy and as an adjunctive therapy in patients with multiple seizure types that include absence seizure.
Depakote is currently available as a sole and adjunctive therapy in the treatment of simple and complex absence seizures associated with epilepsy, and as an adjunctive therapy in patients with multiple seizure types that include absence seizure.
Her epilepsy is now managed with medication but remains as petit mal, a complaint that means she suffers from short absence seizures.
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.
FDA approved for use for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastault syn-drome, for akinetic and myoclonic seizures and absence seizures that fail to respond to other medications
JME is quite a frequent disease in Qatar as it is in Europe, America, Indian subcontinent and Africa, and most patients with this disease have tonic-clonic seizures and many also have absence seizures," Dr Mesraoua explained.