focal epilepsy

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fo·cal ep·i·lep·sy

epilepsy of various etiologies characterized by focal seizures or secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Ictal symptoms are often related to the brain region where the seizure begins focally.
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focal epilepsy

n.
An epileptic condition in which disturbance in a localized area of cerebral function causes focal seizures.
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focal epilepsy

Neurology A seizure disorder arising from a specific population of neurons, often in a background of a tumor or scar from recent injury; FE may be triggered through a kindling reaction. See Seizures.
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fo·cal ep·i·lep·sy

(fō'kăl ep'i-lep'sē)
Epilepsy of various etiologies characterized by localized seizures or secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Ictal symptoms are often related to the brain region where the seizure begins focally.
Synonym(s): localization-related epilepsy (2) .
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