epilepsy characterized by attacks of which the sufferer is unaware.
Synonym(s): anosognosic seizures
anosognosic epilepsyA seizure (epilepsy) of which the patient is unaware, most commonly absence or petit mal seizure; it is not used in the working medical parlance.
a·no·sog·no·sic ep·i·lep·sy(ă-nō'sōg-nō'sik ep'i-lep'sē)
Epilepsy characterized by attacks of which the person is unaware.