supplementary motor area epilepsy

sup·ple·men·tar·y mo·tor ar·e·a ep·i·lep·sy

a localization-related epilepsy syndrome in which seizures originate from the supplementary motor area of the mesial frontal lobe. Typical seizure semiology includes sudden bilateral tonic movements, vocalization, and preservation of consciousness. Attacks are often nocturnal.
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