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can atonic seizure include loss of sight?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below: no-: Atonic seizures ( aka drop seizures, akinetic seizures or drop attacks), consist of a brief lapse in muscle tone that are caused by temporary alterations in brain function. The seizures are brief - usually less than fifteen seconds & can occur while standing, walking or sitting. Pt. May become temporarily paralyzed in part of his or her body. This usually does not last longer than 3 minutes.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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