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...
An epileptic seizure (colloquially a fit) is a brief episode of signs or symptoms due
to .... During childhood, well-defined epilepsy syndromes are generally seen.
Apr 15, 2014 ... Seizures and epilepsy are not the same. An epileptic seizure is a transient
occurrence of signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal excessive or ...
medical : a disorder of the nervous system that can cause people to suddenly
become unconscious and to have violent, uncontrolled movements of the body.
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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 ...
Jan 3, 2014 ... This revised definition of epilepsy brings the term in concor- dance with ...
operational definition of epilepsy for purposes of clinical diagnosis.
Nov 6, 2015 ... Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which
nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing ...
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 ...
Epilepsia. 2014 Apr;55(4):475-82. doi: 10.1111/epi.12550. Epub 2014 Apr 14.
ILAE official report: a practical clinical definition of epilepsy. Fisher RS(1) ...