focal seizure


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focal seizure

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Noun1.focal seizure - transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity
ictus, raptus, seizure - a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"
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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The effectiveness of GBP in focal seizure with/without secondary generalization [8] has led to our hypothesis to assess the anticonvulsant activity of GBP in generalized seizure.
The primary endpoint is the median percent change in monthly focal seizure frequency from baseline compared to treatment period of active versus placebo.
A Your husband's symptoms sound like a type of seizure called a focal seizure. Stroke is a risk factor for seizures in older adults because a stroke leaves behind an area of scar tissue in the brain.
A 79-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with an altered mental status for 2 h and focal seizure (tonic-clonic movement of the right upper limb).
Variable n (%) Gender Female 50 (55.6) Male 40 (44.4) Education level Junior high school 32 (35.6) Senior high school 38 (42.2) Academy 20 (22.2) Seizure frequency Seizure free 65 (72.2) Uncontrolled seizure 25 (27.8) Seizure type Focal seizure 87 (96.7) Generalized seizure 3 (3.3) Epilepsy etiology Structural 62 (68.9) Unknown Etiology 25 (27.8) Genetic 3 (3.3) Epilepsy syndrome Extratemporal 35 (38.9) Temporal 52 (57.8) Generalized 3 (3.3) Number of AED Polytherapy 34 (37.8) Monotherapy 56 (62.2) Comorbid Yes 21 (23.2) No 69 (76.7) Table 3: Clinical characteristic and their relation to AEs (n=90).
Our patient's EEG identified focal seizure activity early during the hospitalization which then progressed to NCSE as patient deteriorated.
He had a focal seizure in August 2017 which lasted for two minutes without losing his consciousness, after which he could not walk without support."
Prompt assessment is required to capture the focal seizure ultimately before it progresses to a bilateral, convulsive seizure involving both tonic and clonic components.
The majority (60-70%) of patients with DDMS present with a generalized seizure disorder, and the rest present with focal seizure, or complex partial seizure with secondary generalization.
Focal seizure activity involving the left side of his body and a skull fracture were identified.
On Friday evening he was enjoying a few drinks with Tracy at their regular but as they prepared to leave Steven began to have a focal seizure. He did not collapse but had to be helped to sit down and was shaking.

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