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Descriptor English: Seizures
Descriptor Spanish: Convulsiones
Descriptor Portuguese: Convulsões
Descriptor French: Crises épileptiques
Entry term(s): Absence Seizure
Absence Seizure, Atonic
Absence Seizure, Generalized
Absence Seizures
Absence Seizures, Atonic
Absence Seizures, Generalized
Atonic Absence Seizure
Atonic Absence Seizures
Atonic Seizure
Atonic Seizures
Auditory Seizure
Auditory Seizures
Clonic Seizure
Clonic Seizures
Complex Partial Seizure
Complex Partial Seizures
Convulsion
Convulsion, Non Epileptic
Convulsion, Non-Epileptic
Convulsion, Petit Mal
Convulsions
Convulsions, Non-Epileptic
Convulsive Seizure
Convulsive Seizures
Epileptic Seizure
Epileptic Seizures
Focal Seizure
Focal Seizures
Generalised Tonic Clonic Seizures
Generalised Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Generalised Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Generalized Absence Seizure
Generalized Absence Seizures
Generalized Seizure
Generalized Seizures
Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Gustatory Seizure
Gustatory Seizures
Jacksonian Seizure
Motor Seizure
Motor Seizures
Myoclonic Seizure
Myoclonic Seizures
Non Epileptic Seizures
Non-Epileptic Convulsion
Non-Epileptic Convulsions
Non-Epileptic Seizure
Non-Epileptic Seizures
Nonepileptic Seizure
Nonepileptic Seizures
Olfactory Seizure
Olfactory Seizures
Partial Seizure
Partial Seizure, Complex
Partial Seizures
Partial Seizures, Complex
Petit Mal Convulsion
Seizure
Seizure, Absence
Seizure, Atonic
Seizure, Atonic Absence
Seizure, Auditory
Seizure, Clonic
Seizure, Complex Partial
Seizure, Convulsive
Seizure, Epileptic
Seizure, Focal
Seizure, Generalised Tonic-Clonic
Seizure, Generalized
Seizure, Generalized Absence
Seizure, Generalized Tonic-Clonic
Seizure, Gustatory
Seizure, Jacksonian
Seizure, Motor
Seizure, Myoclonic
Seizure, Non-Epileptic
Seizure, Nonepileptic
Seizure, Olfactory
Seizure, Partial
Seizure, Sensory
Seizure, Single
Seizure, Somatosensory
Seizure, Tonic
Seizure, Tonic-Clonic
Seizure, Vertiginous
Seizure, Vestibular
Seizure, Visual
Seizures, Atonic
Seizures, Atonic Absence
Seizures, Auditory
Seizures, Clonic
Seizures, Complex Partial
Seizures, Convulsive
Seizures, Epileptic
Seizures, Focal
Seizures, Generalized
Seizures, Generalized Absence
Seizures, Generalized Tonic-Clonic
Seizures, Gustatory
Seizures, Motor
Seizures, Myoclonic
Seizures, Non-Epileptic
Seizures, Nonepileptic
Seizures, Olfactory
Seizures, Partial
Seizures, Sensory
Seizures, Single
Seizures, Somatosensory
Seizures, Tonic
Seizures, Tonic Clonic
Seizures, Tonic-Clonic
Seizures, Vertiginous
Seizures, Vestibular
Seizures, Visual
Sensory Seizure
Sensory Seizures
Single Seizure
Single Seizures
Somatosensory Seizure
Somatosensory Seizures
Tonic Clonic Seizures
Tonic Seizure
Tonic Seizures
Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Tonic-Clonic Seizure, Generalised
Tonic-Clonic Seizure, Generalized
Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Generalised
Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Generalized
Vertiginous Seizure
Vertiginous Seizures
Vestibular Seizure
Vestibular Seizures
Visual Seizure
Visual Seizures
Tree number(s): C10.597.742
C23.888.592.742
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012640
Scope note: Clinical or subclinical disturbances of cortical function due to a sudden, abnormal, excessive, and disorganized discharge of brain cells. Clinical manifestations include abnormal motor, sensory and psychic phenomena. Recurrent seizures are usually referred to as EPILEPSY or "seizure disorder."
Annotation: specific seizure terms are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Convulsions (1966-1978)
Epilepsy (1966-1978)
specific epilepsy heading (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 1979; for CONVULSIVE SEIZURES & SEIZURES, CONVULSIVE see CONVULSIONS 1998-1999; for JACKSONIAN SEIZURE see EPILEPSY, PARTIAL 1992-1999; for SINGLE SEIZURE see EPILEPSY 2000-2017; for EPILEPTIC SEIZURES see EPILEPSY 1998-2017; for ABSENCE SEIZURES see EPILEPSY, ABSENCE 1992-2017
History Note: 1979; for CONVULSIVE SEIZURES & SEIZURES, CONVULSIVE use CONVULSIONS 1998-1999; for JACKSONIAN SEIZURE use EPILEPSY, PARTIAL 1992-1999; for SINGLE SEIZURE use EPILEPSY 2000-2017; for EPILEPTIC SEIZURES use EPILEPSY 1998-2017; for ABSENCE SEIZURES use EPILEPSY, ABSENCE 1992-2017
Related: Anticonvulsants MeSH
Convulsants MeSH
Eclampsia MeSH
Epilepsy MeSH
Kindling, Neurologic MeSH
DeCS ID: 13024
Unique ID: D012640
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/17
Revision Date: 2019/06/18
Seizures - Preferred
Concept UI M0019597
Scope note Clinical or subclinical disturbances of cortical function due to a sudden, abnormal, excessive, and disorganized discharge of brain cells. Clinical manifestations include abnormal motor, sensory and psychic phenomena. Recurrent seizures are usually referred to as EPILEPSY or "seizure disorder."
Preferred term Seizures
Entry term(s) Seizure
Nonepileptic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621229
Preferred term Nonepileptic Seizures
Entry term(s) Non Epileptic Seizures
Non-Epileptic Seizure
Non-Epileptic Seizures
Nonepileptic Seizure
Seizure, Non-Epileptic
Seizure, Nonepileptic
Seizures, Non-Epileptic
Seizures, Nonepileptic
Generalized Absence Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621441
Preferred term Generalized Absence Seizures
Entry term(s) Absence Seizure, Generalized
Absence Seizures, Generalized
Generalized Absence Seizure
Seizure, Generalized Absence
Seizures, Generalized Absence
Tonic-Clonic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621443
Preferred term Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Entry term(s) Seizure, Tonic-Clonic
Seizures, Tonic Clonic
Seizures, Tonic-Clonic
Tonic Clonic Seizures
Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Clonic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621445
Preferred term Clonic Seizures
Entry term(s) Clonic Seizure
Seizure, Clonic
Seizures, Clonic
Tonic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621447
Preferred term Tonic Seizures
Entry term(s) Seizure, Tonic
Seizures, Tonic
Tonic Seizure
Atonic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621448
Preferred term Atonic Seizures
Entry term(s) Atonic Seizure
Seizure, Atonic
Seizures, Atonic
Atonic Absence Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M0334960
Preferred term Atonic Absence Seizures
Entry term(s) Absence Seizure, Atonic
Absence Seizures, Atonic
Atonic Absence Seizure
Seizure, Atonic Absence
Seizures, Atonic Absence
Myoclonic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621444
Preferred term Myoclonic Seizures
Entry term(s) Myoclonic Seizure
Seizure, Myoclonic
Seizures, Myoclonic
Epileptic Seizures - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000621420
Preferred term Epileptic Seizures
Entry term(s) Epileptic Seizure
Seizure, Epileptic
Seizures, Epileptic
Seizures, Sensory - Narrower
Concept UI M0335934
Preferred term Seizures, Sensory
Entry term(s) Seizure, Sensory
Sensory Seizure
Sensory Seizures
Absence Seizures - Broader
Concept UI M000621449
Preferred term Absence Seizures
Entry term(s) Absence Seizure
Convulsion, Petit Mal
Petit Mal Convulsion
Seizure, Absence
Convulsions - Narrower
Concept UI M0005137
Preferred term Convulsions
Entry term(s) Convulsion
Convulsive Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M0335936
Preferred term Convulsive Seizures
Entry term(s) Convulsive Seizure
Motor Seizure
Motor Seizures
Seizure, Convulsive
Seizure, Motor
Seizures, Convulsive
Seizures, Motor
Jacksonian Seizure - Narrower
Concept UI M0007567
Preferred term Jacksonian Seizure
Entry term(s) Seizure, Jacksonian
Seizures, Auditory - Narrower
Concept UI M0335935
Preferred term Seizures, Auditory
Entry term(s) Auditory Seizure
Auditory Seizures
Seizure, Auditory
Seizures, Focal - Narrower
Concept UI M0335931
Preferred term Seizures, Focal
Entry term(s) Focal Seizure
Focal Seizures
Partial Seizure
Partial Seizures
Seizure, Focal
Seizure, Partial
Seizures, Partial
Seizures, Generalized - Narrower
Concept UI M0335932
Preferred term Seizures, Generalized
Entry term(s) Generalized Seizure
Generalized Seizures
Seizure, Generalized
Seizures, Gustatory - Narrower
Concept UI M0335998
Preferred term Seizures, Gustatory
Entry term(s) Gustatory Seizure
Gustatory Seizures
Seizure, Gustatory
Seizures, Olfactory - Narrower
Concept UI M0335999
Preferred term Seizures, Olfactory
Entry term(s) Olfactory Seizure
Olfactory Seizures
Seizure, Olfactory
Convulsion, Non-Epileptic - Narrower
Concept UI M0337601
Preferred term Convulsion, Non-Epileptic
Entry term(s) Convulsion, Non Epileptic
Convulsions, Non-Epileptic
Non-Epileptic Convulsion
Non-Epileptic Convulsions
Seizures, Somatosensory - Narrower
Concept UI M0336000
Preferred term Seizures, Somatosensory
Entry term(s) Seizure, Somatosensory
Somatosensory Seizure
Somatosensory Seizures
Seizures, Vertiginous - Narrower
Concept UI M0336020
Preferred term Seizures, Vertiginous
Entry term(s) Seizure, Vertiginous
Seizure, Vestibular
Seizures, Vestibular
Vertiginous Seizure
Vertiginous Seizures
Vestibular Seizure
Vestibular Seizures
Seizures, Visual - Narrower
Concept UI M0336021
Preferred term Seizures, Visual
Entry term(s) Seizure, Visual
Visual Seizure
Visual Seizures
Complex Partial Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000621230
Preferred term Complex Partial Seizures
Entry term(s) Complex Partial Seizure
Partial Seizure, Complex
Partial Seizures, Complex
Seizure, Complex Partial
Seizures, Complex Partial
Single Seizure - Narrower
Concept UI M0334959
Preferred term Single Seizure
Entry term(s) Seizure, Single
Seizures, Single
Single Seizures
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures - Narrower
Concept UI M000649440
Preferred term Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Entry term(s) Generalised Tonic Clonic Seizures
Generalised Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Generalised Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Seizure, Generalised Tonic-Clonic
Seizure, Generalized Tonic-Clonic
Seizures, Generalized Tonic-Clonic
Tonic-Clonic Seizure, Generalised
Tonic-Clonic Seizure, Generalized
Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Generalised
Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Generalized



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