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Baby has behaviour seizures, tightened arms, legs, while sitting, lying down. Treatment?

yes my name is tonya and i have a 16 month old granddaughter that tightens up her arms and legs and and can not move at all we have had a head scan and 2 eeg tests done they say they are bahavior siezures i still think there is more to them they last each time 8 to 9 minutes she cries like they are hurting her she is not aware of what is going on for a few minutes when they are done she has them sitting laying down and when walking it is like she is paralized when they hit her and they come on one after another some times that will go on for an hour
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jun 2012
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Hi Tonya ,
Thanks for placing your query through HCM.
I can appreciate your concerns & understand your difficulties.
Can you provide answer to?
•     Birth details, any concerns in initial week after birth.
•     Her earlier development like smile, turning over in bed, reaching out for objects, sitting alone, standing & walking.
•     Her head size at birth & now.
•     How does he behaves when not having so called "behaviour seizures"
•     How frequent are the funny turns.
In my opinion confusion can be removed by ;
1/-Seeking help of a paediatric neurologist &
2/-Arranging for a video-EEG.
In video-EEG, the person is videotaped at the same time as the EEG is recorded.
The recording is carried out for a long period of time, often several days.
The doctor usually views the video and EEG images side by side on a split screen.
In this way the doctor can see precisely how her behavior during seizures is related to the electrical activity in her brain.
Hope I have answered your query.
If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.
Wishing her doctors to arrive at a confirmed diagnosis soon..

Please let me know whenever any progress is made in her case.
Really interested to know
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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