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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Bathing-related epilepsy (BRE), which is also known as water immersion epilepsy is a rare, benign, reflex epilepsy It presents with focal seizures that occur during bathing with hot water and has a favorable prognosis (1).
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.