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[Convulsions induced by enanthotoxin in the rat: correlation between electrophysiological modifications and clinical signs].

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences. Série D: Sciences naturelles
Publication Date
Volume
286
Issue
24
Pages
1833–1836
Identifiers
PMID: 99268
Source
Medline
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Abstract

When injected intraperitoneally in the Rat, oenanthotoxin induces localised myoclonic jerks and generalised tonic-clonic seizures. Electrocorticographic recordings reveal typical epileptic spikes. Correlations between electromyographic bursts, electrocorticographic events and subcortical activities support the hypothesis that the clonic jerks and the generalised seizures have a cortical orgin.

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