furor epilepticus

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epileptic frenzy

A term that has long been retired for the working medical parlance for a state of post-ictal confusion linked to temporal lobe epilepsy, in which a patient manifests rage or commits acts of violence or aggressive behavior, typically accompanied by EEG abnormalities.

fu·ror ep·i·lep·ti·cus

(fyūr'ōr ep-i-lep'ti-kŭs)
Attacks of anger to which people with epilepsy are occasionally subject, occurring without apparent provocation and without disturbance of consciousness.