Tonic spasm

What is Tonic spasm?

Paroxysmal attacks or paroxysms (from Greek παροξυσμός) are a sudden recurrence or intensification of symptoms, such as a spasm or seizure. These short, frequent and stereotyped symptoms can be observed in various clinical conditions. They are usually associated with multiple sclerosis or pertussis, but they may also be observed in other disorders such as encephalitis, head trauma, stroke, asthma, trigeminal neuralgia, breath-holding spells, epilepsy, malaria, tabes dorsalis, and Behçet's disease, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). It has also been noted as a symptom of gratification disorder in children.

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Thoracic muscle spasms - MS diagnosed Sept 2011
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I have been diagnosed with MS,i take Copaxone daily.Can lesions on the cervical and...

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Regarding the spasms in MS, neuromuscular spasm is one of the most common symptoms occurring in MS. Spasms can be of two...

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