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a violent, excruciating seizure of pain

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"England captain Eoin Morgan, who left the field during West Indies' innings in the ICC Cricket World Cup fixture on Friday due to a back spasm, underwent a scan this weekend and further treatment.
He failed to take the field after complaining of back spasms.
Out of total 100 patents 93 (93%) there were no Coronary Artery Spasm and 07 (07%) had Coronary Artery Spasm.
If contraction affects one side of the face, hemifacial spasm should be considered as diagnosis but it should be noted that BEB rarely presents unilateral initially.
Infantile spasm (IS) is a distinctive disorder, which affects the individual during infancy and early childhood.1,2 It is one of the severe epilepsies of childhood and is indicative of a true Epileptic Encephalopathy.3 The incidence of infantile spasms is one per 2000-6000 live births.4,5 Infantile spasms usually develops before 12 months of age, with only 8% of cases occurring in children above one year of age.6 It is characterized by abrupt, symmetric flexion and/or extension of the neck, trunk and extremities.
Topical nifedipine/diatiazem and sitz bath were prescribed when there was associated spasm in patients with acute or acute-on-chronic fissure-in-ano (2, 3).
Both groups were checked for radial spasm, pain and catheter resistance during angiography procedure.
Paresthesias and numbness was present in 7/49 (14.29%) cases, hyperpigmentation in 6/49 (12.24%), myalgias in 3/49 (6.12%) and carpopedal spasm in 2/49 (4.08%) cases.
Microvascular decompression to treat hemifacial spasm: Long-term results for a consecutive series of 143 patients.
The outcome was determined by the degree of epileptic spasm reduction prior to discharge, and on follow-up.
Background: Musculoskeletal diseases with painful reflex muscle spasm have a high prevalence.
Coronary spasm post-CABG can potentially interfere with these intraoperative parameters misleading into false results [2].
The diagnosis of convergence spasm (spasm of the near reflex) was made.