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Myoclonic and atonic seizures (EMG recordings)

Illustrative presentation of EMG recording during various types of seizures, including myoclonic, atonic, and myoclonic-atonic seizures. Note paucity of EMG activity during atonic seizures and EMG discharges during myoclonic, clonic, and tonic seizures and epileptic spasms. (Used with permission from Panayiotopoulos CP. A clinical guide to epileptic syndromes and their treatment. Revised 2nd edition. London: Springer, 2010.)

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