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Disease Epilepsy

Name Epilepsy
Synonyms Aura | Auras | Awakening Epilepsy | Cryptogenic Epilepsies | Cryptogenic Epilepsy | Epilepsies | Epilepsies, Cryptogenic | Epilepsy, Awakening | Epilepsy, Cryptogenic | Epileptic Seizure | Epileptic Seizures | Seizure Disorder | Seizure Disorders | Seizure, Epileptic | Seizures, Epileptic | Seizure, Single | Seizures, Single | Single Seizure | Single Seizures
Definition A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p313)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D004827
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Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  AICAR Transformylase Inosine Monophosphate Cyclohydrolase Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Alopecia epilepsy oligophrenia syndrome of Moynahan
  Alopecia, epilepsy, pyorrhea, mental subnormality
  Amish Infantile Epilepsy Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Arthrogryposis epileptic seizures migrational brain disorder
  Battaglia Neri syndrome
  BETA-AMINO ACIDS, RENAL TRANSPORT OF
  Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Boudhina Yedes Khiari syndrome
  CHROMOSOME 7q11.23 DELETION SYNDROME, DISTAL, 1.2-MB
  Coffin syndrome 1
  Developmental Delay, Epilepsy, and Neonatal Diabetes
  Drug Resistant Epilepsy
View node Epilepsies, Myoclonic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Epilepsies, Partial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, 1, And-Or Myokymia
  Epilepsy, Female-Restricted, with Mental Retardation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EPILEPSY, FOCAL, WITH SPEECH DISORDER AND WITH OR WITHOUT MENTAL RETARDATION Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Epilepsy, Generalized Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EPILEPSY, HEARING LOSS, AND MENTAL RETARDATION SYNDROME Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EPILEPSY, HOT WATER, 1
  EPILEPSY, HOT WATER, 2
  Epilepsy occipital calcifications
  Epilepsy, Photogenic, with Spastic Diplegia and Mental Retardation
  Epilepsy, Post-Traumatic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Epilepsy, Reflex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Epilepsy telangiectasia
  Epilepsy, X-Linked, with Variable Learning Disabilities and Behavior Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Focal cortical dysplasia of Taylor Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Fryns-Aftimos Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Gurrieri Sammito Bellussi syndrome
  Hyperekplexia and Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Kifafa seizure disorder
  Kohlschutter Tonz syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Kuzniecky syndrome
  Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Lennox Gastaut Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  MEHMO syndrome
  MENTAL RETARDATION, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT 20 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Mental Retardation, Microcephaly, Epilepsy, And Coarse Face
  Mental Retardation, X-Linked, Syndromic, Christianson Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Mental Retardation, X-Linked, with Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Status Epilepticus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Polyhydramnios, Megalencephaly, And Symptomatic Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Ramon Syndrome
  Retinal Degeneration and Epilepsy
  Rud Syndrome
  Sandhaus Ben-Ami syndrome
View node Seizures Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Seizures, Febrile Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Epilepsy
  Wittwer syndrome Has associated genes