traumatic epilepsy

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Noun1.traumatic epilepsy - a convulsive epileptic state caused by a head injury
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
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Manchester crown court was told Mr Harris, 33, had suffered brain damage and "traumatic epilepsy" that led to seizures, one so severe it dislocated a shoulder.
According to Creane's family, she urgently needs to receive specialist neurological help in a centre that specialises in traumatic brain injuries and such serious cases of post traumatic Epilepsy .
There was a risk of post traumatic epilepsy and she needed a further repair operation.