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Descriptor English:   Epilepsia Partialis Continua 
Descriptor Spanish:   Epilepsia Parcial Continua 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Epilepsia Parcial Contínua 
Synonyms English:   Chronic Progressive Epilepsia Partialis Continua
Epilepsia Partialis Continua, Chronic Progressive
Epilepsies, Kojevnikov's
Epilepsy, Kojevnikov's
Epilepsy, Kojewnikov's
Kojevnikov Epilepsy
Kojevnikov's Epilepsies
Kojevnikov's Epilepsy
Kojewnikov Epilepsy
Kojewnikov's Epilepsy
Kojewnikow Syndrome
Kojewnikow's Syndrome
Kozhevnikov Syndrome
Kozhevnikov's Syndrome
Kozhevnikow Syndrome, Progressive Variant
Progressive Variant of Kozhevnikow Syndrome  
Tree Number:   C10.597.742.785.260
C23.888.592.742.785.260
Definition English:   A variant of EPILEPSY characterized by continuous focal jerking of a body part over a period of hours, days, or even years without spreading to other body regions. Contractions may be aggravated by movement and are reduced, but not abolished during sleep. ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY demonstrates epileptiform (spike and wave) discharges over the hemisphere opposite to the affected limb in most instances. The repetitive movements may originate from the CEREBRAL CORTEX or from subcortical structures (e.g., BRAIN STEM; BASAL GANGLIA). This condition is associated with Russian Spring and Summer encephalitis (see ENCEPHALITIS, TICK BORNE); Rasmussen syndrome (see ENCEPHALITIS); MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS; DIABETES MELLITUS; BRAIN NEOPLASMS; and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS. (From Brain, 1996 April;119(pt2):393-407; Epilepsia 1993;34;Suppl 1:S29-S36; and Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p319) 
History Note English:   1992 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30123 
Unique Identifier:   D017036 

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