Definition of Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes recurrent seizures. Seizures, as a symptom of the condition called epilepsy, occur when there is a sudden electrical misfiring of neurons or nerve cells in the epileptic's brain. These misfires cause convulsions...
At least two unprovoked (or reflex) seizures occurring greater than 24 hours apart
; One unprovoked (or reflex) seizure and a ...
Apr 15, 2014 ... Therefore, the ILAE commissioned a second task force to develop a practical (
operational) definition of epilepsy, designed for use by doctors ...
Nov 22, 2014 ... Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which
nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing ...
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a disorder of the nervous system, characterized either by mild, episodic loss of
attention or sleepiness (petit mal) or by severe convulsions with loss of ...
Epilepsy (seizure disorder): When nerve cells in the brain fire electrical impulses
at a rate of up to four times higher than normal, this causes a sort of electrical ...
Definition of Epilepsy 2014. This important document marks a new era for the
League, as we can truly say that this set of definitions was a work of our
Jan 3, 2014 ... This revised definition of epilepsy brings the term in concor- dance with ...
operational definition of epilepsy for purposes of clinical diagnosis.
medical : a disorder of the nervous system that can cause people to suddenly
become unconscious and to have violent, uncontrolled movements of the body.