Introduction: Todd's Paralysis


Todd's Paralysis: Recurrent episodes of seizure and paralysis.

Todd's Paralysis: Todd's paralysis is a neurological condition characterized by a brief period of transient (temporary) paralysis following a seizure. The paralysis which may be partial or complete generally occurs on one side of the body and usually subsides completely within 48 hours. Todd's paralysis may also affect speech or vision. The cause is not known. Examination of an individual who is experiencing or who has just experienced Todd's paralysis may help physicians identify the origin of the seizure. It is important to distinguish the condition from a stroke, which requires different treatment. 1

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         Contents for Todd's Paralysis:

1. excerpt from NINDS Todd's Paralysis Information Page: NINDS

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