reflex epilepsy


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Noun1.reflex epilepsy - a form of epilepsy in which attacks are induced by peripheral stimulation
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
musicogenic epilepsy - reflex epilepsy induced by music
photogenic epilepsy - reflex epilepsy induced by a flickering light
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Although PSE does not comprise an epilepsy syndrome on its own, it is the most common type of reflex epilepsy (Guerrini & Genton, 2004; Parra, Kalitzin, & Lopes da Silva, 2005; Zifkin & Inoue, 2004).
Reflex epilepsy is seen as the cleanest form of an unconditioned stimuli (seizure trigger) and unconditioned response (seizure) since the seizure response acts reliably as a reflex to the stimuli.
Some of the patients may have a rare disorder called reflex epilepsy, in which an unusual stimulus such as a video game or a voice (SN: 7/20/91, p.