John Libbey Eurotext

A simple febrile seizure with focal onset Volume 16, issue 1, March 2014

Clinically, the patient initially opened his eyes widely, immediately followed by facial myoclonic jerks, right arm elevation, myoclonic movement, left arm dystonic posturing, and crying. Ten seconds after the start of the seizure, he presented with rapid asynchronous myoclonic jerks and right head deviation. One minute later, the asynchrony between right and left myoclonic contraction was more evident. Seizure duration was three minutes and 30 seconds.

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