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Epilepsy, Generalized

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Description of Epilepsy, Generalized

Epilepsy, Generalized: Recurrent conditions characterized by epileptic seizures which arise diffusely and simultaneously from both hemispheres of the brain. Classification is generally based upon motor manifestations of the seizure (e.g., convulsive, nonconvulsive, akinetic, atonic, etc.) or etiology (e.g., idiopathic, cryptogenic, and symptomatic). (From Mayo Clin Proc, 1996 Apr;71(4):405-14).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Terms Similar to Epilepsy, Generalized:

  • Convulsive Generalized Seizure Disorder
  • Epilepsy, Tonic
  • Generalized Nonconvulsive Seizure Disorder
  • Seizure Disorder, Generalized

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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