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Disease Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe

Name Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe
Synonyms Benign Psychomotor Epilepsy, Childhood | Childhood Benign Psychomotor Epilepsy | Epilepsies, Lateral Temporal | Epilepsies, Temporal Lobe | Epilepsies, Uncinate | Epilepsy, Benign Psychomotor, Childhood | Epilepsy, Lateral Temporal | Epilepsy, Uncinate | Lateral Temporal Epilepsies | Lateral Temporal Epilepsy | Temporal Lobe Epilepsies | Temporal Lobe Epilepsy | Uncinate Epilepsies | Uncinate Epilepsy
Definition A localization-related (focal) form of epilepsy characterized by recurrent seizures that arise from foci within the temporal lobe, most commonly from its mesial aspect. A wide variety of psychic phenomena may be associated, including illusions, hallucinations, dyscognitive states, and affective experiences. The majority of complex partial seizures (see EPILEPSY, COMPLEX PARTIAL) originate from the temporal lobes. Temporal lobe seizures may be classified by etiology as cryptogenic, familial, or symptomatic (i.e., related to an identified disease process or lesion). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p321)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D004833
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DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Epilepsies, Partial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Epilepsy, Familial Mesial Temporal Lobe
  EPILEPSY, FAMILIAL TEMPORAL LOBE, 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EPILEPSY, FAMILIAL TEMPORAL LOBE, 2
  EPILEPSY, FAMILIAL TEMPORAL LOBE, 3
  Epilepsy, Familial Temporal Lobe, 4
  EPILEPSY, FAMILIAL TEMPORAL LOBE, 5 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EPILEPSY, FAMILIAL TEMPORAL LOBE, 7 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EPILEPSY, FAMILIAL TEMPORAL LOBE, 8 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Temporal epilepsy, familial