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primary generalized epilepsy

 

Definition: epilepsy without evidence of focal or multifocal central nervous system disease. Seizures are generalized from onset, both by EEG and clinical criteria. Often a pure genetic form of epilepsy.

See Also: generalized tonic-clonic seizure

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