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focal epilepsy


Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): cortical epilepsy, local epilepsy, localization-related epilepsy2, partial epilepsy

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