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Epilepsy, Generalized

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)

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): C10.228.140.490.375

MeSH Unique ID: D004829

Entry Terms:

  • Epilepsies, Generalized
  • Generalized Epilepsies
  • Generalized Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder, Generalized
  • Generalized Seizure Disorder
  • Generalized Seizure Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders, Generalized
  • Epilepsy, Akinetic
  • Akinetic Epilepsies
  • Akinetic Epilepsy
  • Epilepsies, Akinetic
  • Symptomatic Generalized Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Symptomatic Generalized
  • Generalized Epilepsy, Symptomatic
  • Epilepsy, Tonic
  • Epilepsies, Tonic
  • Tonic Epilepsies
  • Tonic Epilepsy
  • Generalized Nonconvulsive Seizure Disorder
  • Generalized Seizure Disorder, Nonconvulsive
  • Seizure Disorder, Nonconvulsive Generalized
  • Nonconvulsive Seizure Disorder, Generalized
  • Seizure Disorder, Generalized Nonconvulsive
  • Generalized Nonconvulsive Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Generalized Nonconvulsive
  • Nonconvulsive Epilepsy, Generalized
  • Nonconvulsive Generalized Seizure Disorder
  • Convulsive Generalized Seizure Disorder
  • Generalized Convulsive Epilepsy
  • Convulsive Epilepsies, Generalized
  • Convulsive Epilepsy, Generalized
  • Epilepsies, Generalized Convulsive
  • Epilepsy, Generalized Convulsive
  • Generalized Convulsive Epilepsies
  • Generalized Onset Seizure Disorder
  • Seizure Disorder, Convulsive, Generalized
  • Seizure Disorder, Generalized Onset
  • Seizure Disorder, Generalized, Convulsive
  • Convulsive Seizure Disorder, Generalized
  • Generalized Seizure Disorder, Convulsive
  • Epilepsy, Atonic
  • Atonic Epilepsies
  • Atonic Epilepsy
  • Epilepsies, Atonic

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