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Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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Simultaneous recording of 2 episodes by EEG, videography, electromyography, and electrocardiography documented that the nodding episodes are manifestations of atonic seizures.
Results showed that the patients who were administered rufinamide experienced a significant reduction in tonic and atonic seizure frequency (change in seizure frequency; rufinamide arm: -24.
Atonic seizures are characterized by sudden loss of postural muscle tone lasting 1-2 seconds.
According to Devinksy, GLS patients also saw a very favorable response for atonic seizures, which is one of the most common types in that syndrome, with a median reduction of 71 percent.
One type, generalized seizures, includes generalized tonic-clonic seizures (formerly called "grand mal" seizures), tonic seizures, atonic seizures, or absence seizures (formerly called "petit mal" seizures).
A confirmed case was defined as a probable case with a documented nodding episode that was either observed and recorded by a trained health-care worker, videotaped, or documented with video electroencephalography or electromyography as atonic seizures (Table 1).
The most common seizure types associated with LGS, tonic and atonic seizures, lead to the frequent falls due to sudden loss of consciousness.
generalised seizures including tonic, clonic, tonic-clonic, absence, myoclonic and atonic seizures and infantile spasms
But, most commonly, Tom suffers atonic seizures, where he just falls to the ground because every muscle in his body relaxes.