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Disease Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic

Name Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic
Synonyms Convulsion Disorders, Tonic-Clonic | Convulsion Disorder, Tonic-Clonic | Convulsion, Grand Mal | Convulsions, Grand Mal | Convulsions, Tonic Clonic | Convulsion Syndromes, Tonic-Clonic | Convulsion Syndrome, Tonic-Clonic | Convulsion, Tonic Clonic | Cryptogenic Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies | Cryptogenic Tonic Clonic Epilepsy | Cryptogenic Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy | Disorders, Tonic-Clonic Convulsion | Disorders, Tonic-Clonic Seizure | Disorder, Tonic-Clonic Convulsion | Disorder, Tonic-Clonic Seizure | Epilepsies, Cryptogenic Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsies, Familial Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsies, Symptomatic Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsies, Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsy, Cryptogenic Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsy, Familial Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsy, Grand Mal | Epilepsy, Major | Epilepsy, Symptomatic Tonic-Clonic | Epilepsy, Tonic Clonic | Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic, Cryptogenic | Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic, Familial | Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic, Symptomatic | Familial Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies | Familial Tonic Clonic Epilepsy | Familial Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy | Grand Mal Convulsion | Grand Mal Convulsions | Grand Mal Epilepsy | Grand Mal Seizure Disorder | Major Epilepsies | Major Epilepsy | Major Motor Seizure Disorder | Seizure Disorder, Grand Mal | Seizure Disorder, Major Motor | Seizure Disorders, Tonic-Clonic | Seizure Disorder, Tonic Clonic | Seizure Disorder, Tonic-Clonic | Seizure Syndromes, Tonic-Clonic | Seizure Syndrome, Tonic-Clonic | Symptomatic Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies | Symptomatic Tonic Clonic Epilepsy | Symptomatic Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy | Syndromes, Tonic-Clonic Convulsion | Syndromes, Tonic-Clonic Seizure | Syndrome, Tonic-Clonic Convulsion | Syndrome, Tonic-Clonic Seizure | Tonic Clonic Convulsion | Tonic Clonic Convulsion Disorder | Tonic-Clonic Convulsion Disorder | Tonic-Clonic Convulsion Disorders | Tonic Clonic Convulsions | Tonic Clonic Convulsion Syndrome | Tonic-Clonic Convulsion Syndrome | Tonic-Clonic Convulsion Syndromes | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies, Cryptogenic | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies, Familial | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsies, Symptomatic | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy, Cryptogenic | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy, Familial | Tonic-Clonic Epilepsy, Symptomatic | Tonic Clonic Seizure Disorder | Tonic-Clonic Seizure Disorder | Tonic-Clonic Seizure Disorders | Tonic Clonic Seizure Syndrome | Tonic-Clonic Seizure Syndrome | Tonic-Clonic Seizure Syndromes
Definition A generalized seizure disorder characterized by recurrent major motor seizures. The initial brief tonic phase is marked by trunk flexion followed by diffuse extension of the trunk and extremities. The clonic phase features rhythmic flexor contractions of the trunk and limbs, pupillary dilation, elevations of blood pressure and pulse, urinary incontinence, and tongue biting. This is followed by a profound state of depressed consciousness (post-ictal state) which gradually improves over minutes to hours. The disorder may be cryptogenic, familial, or symptomatic (caused by an identified disease process). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p329)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D004830
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DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Epilepsy, Generalized Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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