epilepsia partialis continua

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ep·i·lep·si·a par·ti·a·'lis con·tin·'u·a

1. a form of epilepsy marked by repetitive clonic muscular contractions with or without major convulsions;
2. simple partial motor status epilepticus of the rolandic cortex, often with myoclonic features;
3. a seizure type seen commonly with Rasmussen encephalitis.
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ep·i·lep·si·a par·ti·a·lis con·tin·u·a

(ep-i-lepsē-ă pahr-shē-ālis kon-tinyū-ă)
1. Epilepsy marked by repetitive clonic muscular contractions with or without major convulsions.
2. Simple partial motor status epilepticus of the rolandic cortex, often with myoclonic features.
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Kojewnikoff,

Aleksei Y., Russian neurologist, 1836-1902.
Kojewnikoff epilepsy - simple partial motor status epilepticus of the rolandic cortex. Synonym(s): epilepsia partialis continua
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