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Definition of the noun akinetic epilepsy
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- epilepsy characterized by akinesia
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by Diana M. Goodwin
AKINETIC EPILEPSY: (in adults) characterized by a sudden fall to the ground without warning; unawareness of the fall; usually gets up immediately; usually affects middle-aged obese women without history of epilepsy; often associated with cervical osteoarthritis and presumed to be a result of brainstem ischemia from compression of the vertebral arteries by cervical osteophytes (Brain, 1985). AKINETIC SEIZURE: most often seen in children; usually the child collapses suddenly and ...
A Dictionary of Nursing (2017)
by Elizabeth A. Martin, Tanya A. McFerran
akinetic epilepsy a form of epilepsy in which there is a ...
akinetic epilepsy See epilepsy, akinetic. akinetic mutism See mutism, akinetic. alanine aminotransferase An enzyme normally present in liver, skeletal muscle, and heart cells. Abbreviated ALT. ALT is released into blood when the liver, skeletal muscle, ...
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