Seizures: Similar Symptoms

Is it a seizure? A spasm? Tic? Twitch? It is important to correctly identify the exact symptom. Consider if any of these symptoms are a better description than a seizure:

There are various types of seizure. Some of the particular types of spasms or seizures include:

Certain specific types of seizures, with their own patterns of movements, have their own particular medical name:

There are various types of seizure-like events where the person cannot move, is paralysed, or seems mentally absent, without any physical movements:

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