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216 Possible Causes for Tonic Posturing

  • Status Epilepticus

    Clinical manifestations include rhythmic eye movements, rowing or pedaling motions of the legs, tonic posture, or less commonly focal or multifocal generalized tonic, clonic[] Frontal lobe epilepsy manifests as motor seizures, including not only tonic seizures and seizures with fencing postures but also those with complex gesticulation.[] […] autonomic seizures, psychic seizures, and parosmia Lateral temporal lesions auditory hallucinations and language disturbance Frontal lobe epilepsy motor seizures not only tonic[]

  • Continuous Spike-and-Slow-Waves during Sleep

    The history of left upper extremity tonic posturing during sleep is also suggestive of a right hemispheric focus.[] On rare occasions, the patient would sit up in bed, call out loudly to his bed partner, and exhibit tonic posturing of the left upper extremity.[]

  • Vasovagal Syncope

    A 57-year-old woman with refractory vasovagal syncope and a sinus pause of 6.8 seconds during tilt-table test accepted the suggestion of atrial vagal denervation. Radiofrequency pulses were delivered on positive vagal reflex sites according to the standard of heart rate (HR) drop 20% after high frequency[…][]

  • Drop Attacks

    The tonic posture is still evident. (6–7) The patient remains unresponsive, motionless, for 31 seconds.[] Falls may result from an atonia in postural muscles, or a clonic jerk, or a tonic contraction of axial and leg muscles leading to a loss of balance.[] , to a sudden atonia involving the postural muscles.[]

  • Infantile Hemiplegia

    Startle epilepsy is provoked by unexpected sensory stimuli, mainly auditory, and reveals subsequent tonic posturing of the limbs.[] The patients with SEIBD both had hemiplegia, due to gross contralateral hemispheric lesions, and suffered from tonic postural seizures, frequently provoked by sudden unexpected[] Firstly, video-polygraphic recordings of startle-evoked seizures, triggered by unexpected auditory stimuli, showed tonic asymmetrical postures with ictal EEG characterized[]

  • Spasmodic Torticollis

    Spasmodic torticollis is a movement disorder of the nuchal muscles, characterized by tremor or by tonic posturing of the head in a rotated, twisted, or abnormally flexed or[] The movements may be sustained ('tonic'), jerky ('clonic'), or a combination.[] Cervical dystonia, also known as spasmodic torticollis, is a focal dystonia characterized by neck muscles contracting involuntarily, causing abnormal movements and awkward posture[]

  • Carbamazepine

    Seizures were focal, alternating between hemispheres, and characterized by asymmetric tonic posturing associated with apnea and desaturation, followed by unilateral or bilateral[]

  • Ohtahara Syndrome

    Tonic seizures or tonic posturing was a feature of all cases.[] We suggest that the two syndromes may represent a continuum and that the prominence of tonic seizures in the Ohtahara syndrome may be an indication of brainstem dysfunction[]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 3

    Ocularly, Batten disease is characterized by a rapid deterioration of vision, progressing to blindness within a few years. Onset typically occurs at between 5 and 10 years of age. The fundus shows a bull's eye maculopathy, diffuse pigmentary degeneration, arteriolar attenuation and optic atrophy, and an extinguished[…][]

  • Holoprosencephaly Type 2

    posturing.[] The child developed seizures from the day two of life and required three anticonvulsants namely phenobarbitone, valparin and levetiracetam but still having intermittent tonic[]

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