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Interpretation A. 7 As discussed in Chapter 1, a given electrical current administered via corneal electrodes can evoke very similar seizure endpoints. However, unlike PTZ seizures, the seizure phenotype is stimulus dependent and does not represent a continuum from minimal clonic through tonic extension. e. the forebrain and the brainstem (see Chapter 1 for discussion and references). These studies suggest that seizures characterized by forelimb clonus originate from forebrain structures such as the deep prepiriform cortex or the area © 1998 by CRC Press LLC tempestas,14 whereas tonic-clonic seizures are thought to originate from brainstem structures that include the pontine reticular formation and the nucleus reticularis pontis oralis.
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