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Focal seizure: A focal seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. During a focal seizure, movement, sensations, feelings or emotions may be affected. Focal seizures may spread to other parts of the brain and are then called generalized focal seizures. Focal seizures where the patient stays conscious are called simple focal seizures. If the patient loses consciousness then the seizure is called a complex focal seizure. Epilepsy is usually a focal seizure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Focal seizure is available below.
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