focal epilepsy

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Noun1.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)
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
focal seizure - transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity
Jacksonian epilepsy - focal epilepsy in which the attack usually moves from distal to proximal limb muscles on the same side of the body
sensory epilepsy - focal epilepsy initiated by somatosensory phenomena
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The findings were based on a telephone survey of patients who had a portion of their brains surgically removed, or resected, to treat localization-related epilepsy at Henry Ford during an 18-year period.
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In 20 chapters, neurologists, neuroscientists, and pediatricians from the US and UK discuss its epidemiology and common comorbidities; the classification and definition of seizures and epilepsy syndromes; medical management; common associated genetic and neurocutaneous disorders; evaluation, the use of EEG, imaging, and non-epileptic paroxysmal events; treatment, including pharmacology, the therapeutic efficacy of antiepileptic drugs, adverse effects, vagus nerve stimulation therapy and surgery, and dietary therapies; generalized seizures and epilepsy syndromes; partial-onset seizures and localization-related epilepsy syndromes; and epilepsies related to age, etiology, or duration.

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