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Convulsión tonicoclónica generalizada - Overview

Nombres alternativos

Convulsión tónico-clónica; Convulsión de tipo gran mal; Crisis de gran mal; Convulsión generalizada


Es una convulsión o crisis epiléptica que compromete todo el cuerpo. Los términos "crisis epiléptica", "convulsión" o "epilepsia" casi siempre están asociados con convulsiones tonicoclónicas generalizadas.

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Las convulsiones tonicoclónicas generalizadas se pueden presentar en personas de cualquier edad. Pueden ocurrir una sola vez (episodio único) o como parte de una afección crónica y repetitiva (epilepsia).


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