generalized epilepsy


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gen·er·al·ized ep·i·lep·sy

a major category of epilepsy syndromes characterized by one or more types of generalized seizures.

gen·er·al·ized ep·i·lep·sy

(jenĕr-ă-līzd epi-lep-sē)
Major category of epilepsy syndromes characterized by one or more types of generalized seizures.

gen·er·al·ized ep·i·lep·sy

(jenĕr-ă-līzd epi-lep-sē)
Major category of epilepsy syndromes characterized by one or more types of generalized seizures.
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Considering diagnosis and treatment in turn, they examine such topics as new onset focal and generalized epilepsy in an elderly patient, epileptic falling seizures associated with seizure-induced cardiac asystole in drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, epileptic negative myoclonus in benign rolandic epilepsy, carefully combining medications for women with gastric reflux, and functional hemispherotomy for drug-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy.
An example is generalized epilepsy febrile seizure plus.
Ironically, it is linked to merely a mild form of genetic generalized epilepsy.
Mutations in this channel has also been found in generalized epilepsy febrile seizure+febrile convulsion generalized epilepsy (GEFS+) and severe idiopathic generalized epilepsy of infancy.
In particular, patients with myoclonic-astatic epilepsy, an idiopathic generalized epilepsy syndrome of early childhood, appeared to have the greatest likelihood of further improvement after making the switch, Dr.
Findings from a study of children and young adults without primary generalized epilepsy showed a fourfold increase in frequency of generalized tonic-clonic seizures between patients whose medication was tapered over four days compared to those whose medication was tapered over 10 days (Malow, Lynch, Blaxton, & Mikati, 1994).

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