primary generalized epilepsy

pri·mar·y gen·er·al·ized ep·i·lep·sy

epilepsy without evidence of focal or multifocal central nervous system disease. Seizures are generalized from onset, both by EEG and clinical criteria. Often a pure genetic form of epilepsy.
See also: generalized tonic-clonic seizure.
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Patients with refractory primary generalized epilepsy are going to end up on multiple medications--and one of them is often Depakote [valproate]," noted Dr.
The newer agents are indicated for add-on therapy of partial seizures, as well as for primary generalized epilepsy among patients who have weight gain or other difficulties with an older drug.
Neuron density in the molecular layer of the frontal cortex in primary generalized epilepsy.
In a study with 94 women with epilepsy and 23 control women, those with primary generalized epilepsy (PGE) who were also treated with valproate had a 55% prevalence of ovulatory failure, said Dr.
In a study with 94 women with epilepsy and 23 control women, those who had primary generalized epilepsy and were treated with valproate had a 55% prevalence of ovulatory failure, said Dr.
Among the women with seizure disorder, 59 had localization-related epilepsy and 35 had primary generalized epilepsy.
The prevalence of anovulatory cycles was 14% among the women with localization-related epilepsy and 27% among the women with primary generalized epilepsy.