A 33-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

what is the definition or description of: atonic seizure?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Atonic seizure: Atonic seizure =drop seizure = akinetic seizure= a very brief seizure that causes loss of muscle tone or strength.
Answered on Jun 11, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Night seizures: Night seizures = epileptic seizure during sleep.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tonic seizure: Tonic seizure = Seizure which markedly ^'s tone with stiffness or body or extremities.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Absence seizures: This is when the prosn does not have nay tonic or clonic movemnets and is not unconscious per se but is unaware of his surroundings and is "absent" pe ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Neonatal seizures: Seizures or convulsions that occurs in infants under one month of age. The most common cause of neonatal seizures is hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month