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What is Todd's Paralysis?

What is Todd's Paralysis?

  • Todd's Paralysis: Recurrent episodes of seizure and paralysis.

Todd's Paralysis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Todd's Paralysis, or a subtype of Todd's Paralysis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Todd's Paralysis: Introduction

Types of Todd's Paralysis:

Broader types of Todd's Paralysis:

How serious is Todd's Paralysis?

Prognosis of Todd's Paralysis: An occurrence of Todd's paralysis indicates that a seizure has occurred. The prognosis for the patient depends upon the effects of the seizure, not the occurrence of the paralysis. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Todd's Paralysis Information Page: NINDS)

What causes Todd's Paralysis?

Causes of Todd's Paralysis: see causes of Todd's Paralysis

What are the symptoms of Todd's Paralysis?

Symptoms of Todd's Paralysis: see symptoms of Todd's Paralysis

Todd's Paralysis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Todd's Paralysis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Todd's Paralysis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Todd's Paralysis: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Todd's Paralysis.
Treatments for Todd's Paralysis: see treatments for Todd's Paralysis
Research for Todd's Paralysis: see research for Todd's Paralysis

Organs Affected by Todd's Paralysis:

Organs and body systems related to Todd's Paralysis include:

Name and Aliases of Todd's Paralysis

Main name of condition: Todd's Paralysis

Other names or spellings for Todd's Paralysis:

Temporary paralysis following a seizure, Transient paralysis following a seizure
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Todd's Paralysis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Todd's Paralysis:


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