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How would you recognize a pre teen having a grand mal seizure?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Convulsion
A grand mal seizure consists of loss of postural tone, generalized stiffness or shaking of the body and loss of consciousness.
Should be obvious if it occurs

In brief: Convulsion
A grand mal seizure consists of loss of postural tone, generalized stiffness or shaking of the body and loss of consciousness.
Should be obvious if it occurs
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Seizure
Convulsion, loss of consciousness, might bite tongue, arms/head/legs moving in rhythmic way, losing control over bowel/bladder functions.

In brief: Seizure
Convulsion, loss of consciousness, might bite tongue, arms/head/legs moving in rhythmic way, losing control over bowel/bladder functions.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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