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Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which the person has seizures. There are two kinds of seizures, focal and generalized. There are many causes of epilepsy. Treatment of epilepsy (seizures) depends upon the cause and type of seizures experienced.

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Terms related to Seizure:

  • Atonic Seizure
  • Convulsion
  • Epilepsy
  • Focal Seizure
  • Generalized Seizure
  • Grand Mal Seizure
  • Infantile Spasms
  • Myclonic Seizure
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Tonic Seizure
  • Tonic-Clonic Seizure