Topics Discussed: epilepsy; seizures.
Sections: Pathogenesis, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Evaluation, Treatment, Bibliography, References.
Excerpt:"A general simplified definition of a seizure is a sudden temporary change in brain function caused by an abnormal rhythmic electrical discharge. Epilepsy is, simply put, a state of recurrent seizure activity. The mechanism whereby a seizure turns into epilepsy, a process known as epileptogenesis, is controversial...."
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