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epilepsia partialis continua

 

Definition:

  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.

Synonym(s): Kojewnikoff epilepsy

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