Jacksonian epilepsy


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Noun1.Jacksonian epilepsy - focal epilepsy in which the attack usually moves from distal to proximal limb muscles on the same side of the body
cortical epilepsy, focal epilepsy - epilepsy in which the attacks begins with an isolated disturbance of cerebral function (as a twitching of a limb or an illusory sensation or a mental disturbance)
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Jacksonian epilepsy

n. epilepsia jacksoniana, epilepsia parcial sin pérdida del conocimiento.
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Jacksonian epilepsy is a type in which twitching occurs and spreads slowly from one part of the body to another on the same side.
The list of clinical conditions described by Bright is indeed exhaustive, including diabetes, Jacksonian epilepsy, cerebral hemorrhage, malaria, peritonitis, whooping cough, scarlatinal middle ear infection, brain abscess secondary to ear infection, first accounts of laryngeal tuberculosis, and a host of neurological diseases.