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What is Tonic seizure?

What is Tonic seizure?

  • Tonic seizure: Abnormal electrical activity in a part of the brain which results mainly in muscle stiffness and rigidity. Tonic seizures are considered relatively uncommon. They can occur at any age but are more common in childhood. Patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or multiple sclerosis are particularly susceptible to this type of seizure. Episodes usually only last for a matter of minutes and recovery can vary from minutes to hours.

Tonic seizure: Introduction

Types of Tonic seizure:

Broader types of Tonic seizure:

How serious is Tonic seizure?

Complications of Tonic seizure: see complications of Tonic seizure

What causes Tonic seizure?

Causes of Tonic seizure: see causes of Tonic seizure

What are the symptoms of Tonic seizure?

Symptoms of Tonic seizure: see symptoms of Tonic seizure

Complications of Tonic seizure: see complications of Tonic seizure

Tonic seizure: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tonic seizure.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tonic seizure.

How is it treated?

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

Name of Tonic seizure

Main name of condition: Tonic seizure


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