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What is Clonic seizures?

What is Clonic seizures?

  • Clonic seizures: Abnormal electrical activity in a part of the brain which results in rhythmic jerking limb movements. Limbs on one or both side of the body may be affected. The duration of the episodes is variable but usually only lasts a few minutes. Clonic seizures can occur at any age and episodes are generally not followed by tiredness and confusion. Clonic seizures usually start in early childhood.

Clonic seizures: Introduction

Types of Clonic seizures:

Broader types of Clonic seizures:

What causes Clonic seizures?

Causes of Clonic seizures: see causes of Clonic seizures

What are the symptoms of Clonic seizures?

Symptoms of Clonic seizures: see symptoms of Clonic seizures

Clonic seizures: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Clonic seizures.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Clonic seizures.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Clonic seizures: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Clonic seizures.
Treatments for Clonic seizures: see treatments for Clonic seizures
Research for Clonic seizures: see research for Clonic seizures

Name and Aliases of Clonic seizures

Main name of condition: Clonic seizures

Other names or spellings for Clonic seizures:

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