How is spasticity differentiated from seizure activity?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Spasticity may be mistaken for seizure activity, but differences are as follows:

  • Spasticity is not followed by a postictal period

  • Spasticity is typically not as rhythmic or symmetrical as seizure activity


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