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a clonic spasm of a muscle or muscle group

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Classification of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy data acquired through scanning electromyography with machine learning algorithms.
Benign sleep myoclonus is characterized by repetitive, high-frequency myoclonic jerks in the arms and legs, which last for seconds or minutes, especially while falling asleep following feeding in the neonatal period.
The present study showed that generalized seizures (58%) were most common followed by focal (32%), absence (4%), unclassified (4%)and myoclonic seizures (1%), infantile spasm (1%) (p value 0.
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is the most common form of epileptic myoclonus, while frontal lobe epilepsy (FLE) with myoclonus is relatively rare.
The study groups consisted of 26 patients with treatment-resistant mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis (MTLEHS) (11 male, 15 female) and 28 patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) (6 male, 22 female).
Global Markets Direct's, 'Dravet Syndrome (Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Dravet Syndrome (Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy) pipeline landscape.
When 28 cats with FARS took levetiracetam for three months, the researchers found that all of them had 50 percent fewer days in which they experienced myoclonic seizures--brief, shock-like jerks of a muscle or group of muscles.
When Zara was 12, she was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, also known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI).
28) The dose at which caraway exhibited 50% of its maximal effect in delaying the onset time to myoclonic and clonic seizures (ED50) was determined by GraphPad Prism, version 5.
Her abnormal movements were noted to be myoclonic jerks and atonic seizures which manifested as 'head nods'.
Emily, who was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, played in the county orchestra, completed her gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and travelled to central America with friends.
Levetiracetam injection is for the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, and primary generalized tonic - clonic seizures, whereas, Celecoxib capsules is used in the treatment of pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (2 years and older) ankylosing spondylitis, acute pain in adults, primary dysmenorrhea.
Common initial symptoms included fever (100% of cases), myoclonic jerks (86%), ataxia (54%), and vomiting (54%) (JAMA Neurol.