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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This year, to his delight, Madill, great-nephew of a famed brain specialist John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911), "the father of English neurology," also will deepen his understanding of where the brain begins and ends, and where the divine begins and ends.
John Hughlings Jackson, one of the founders of neurology and a contemporary of Schnitzler's, wrote, "I do not concern myself with mental states at all, except indirectly in seeking their anatomical substrata" (Selected Writings, 2 vols., ed.
A decade later, British neurologist John Hughlings Jackson produced evidence that the right hemisphere plays a leading role in many visual and spatial abilities.