secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizure

secondarily gen·er·al·ized tonic-clonic sei·zure

a generalized tonic-clonic seizure that begins with a partial seizure and evolves into a generalized tonic-clonic seizure.
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A comparison of valproate with carbamazepine for the treatment of partial seizures and secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures in adults.
Three of the four are also indicated for treatment of secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
It is indicated for both primary monotherapy and adjunctive therapy for intractable complex partial seizures and secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures and for adjunctive therapy in Lennox Gastaut syndrome.
Mattson RH, Cramer JA, Collins JE et al: Comparison of carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, and primidone in partial and secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures.