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Descriptor English:   Epilepsy, Generalized 
Descriptor Spanish:   Epilepsia Generalizada 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Epilepsia Generalizada 
Synonyms English:   Akinetic Epilepsies
Akinetic Epilepsy
Atonic Epilepsies
Atonic Epilepsy
Convulsive Epilepsies, Generalized
Convulsive Epilepsy, Generalized
Convulsive Generalized Seizure Disorder
Convulsive Seizure Disorder, Generalized
Epilepsies, Akinetic
Epilepsies, Atonic
Epilepsies, Generalized
Epilepsies, Generalized Convulsive
Epilepsies, Tonic
Epilepsy, Akinetic
Epilepsy, Atonic
Epilepsy, Generalized Convulsive
Epilepsy, Generalized Nonconvulsive
Epilepsy, Symptomatic Generalized
Epilepsy, Tonic
Generalized Convulsive Epilepsies
Generalized Convulsive Epilepsy
Generalized Epilepsies
Generalized Epilepsy
Generalized Epilepsy, Symptomatic
Generalized Nonconvulsive Epilepsy
Generalized Nonconvulsive Seizure Disorder
Generalized Onset Seizure Disorder
Generalized Seizure Disorder
Generalized Seizure Disorder, Convulsive
Generalized Seizure Disorder, Nonconvulsive
Generalized Seizure Disorders
Nonconvulsive Epilepsy, Generalized
Nonconvulsive Generalized Seizure Disorder
Nonconvulsive Seizure Disorder, Generalized
Seizure Disorder, Convulsive, Generalized
Seizure Disorder, Generalized
Seizure Disorder, Generalized Nonconvulsive
Seizure Disorder, Generalized Onset
Seizure Disorder, Generalized, Convulsive
Seizure Disorder, Nonconvulsive Generalized
Seizure Disorders, Generalized
Symptomatic Generalized Epilepsy
Tonic Epilepsies
Tonic Epilepsy  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.490.375
Definition English:   Recurrent conditions characterized by epileptic seizures which arise diffusely and simultaneously from both hemispheres of the brain. Classification is generally based upon motor manifestations of the seizure (e.g., convulsive, nonconvulsive, akinetic, atonic, etc.) or etiology (e.g., idiopathic, cryptogenic, and symptomatic). (From Mayo Clin Proc, 1996 Apr;71(4):405-14) 
Indexing Annotation English:   "generalized" as opposed to "focal" or partial ( = EPILEPSIES, PARTIAL); prefer specific indentions; note X ref EPILEPSY, TONIC: do not confuse with EPILEPSY, TONIC-CLONIC
History Note English:   1992; was EPILEPSY, GENERALIZED (NON MESH) 1977-1991 
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:   30326 
Unique Identifier:   D004829 

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