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GENERALIZED ONSET SEIZURE

A generalized seizure is conceptualized as originating at some point within, and rapidly engaging, bilaterally distributed networks. Such bilateral networks can include cortical and subcortical structures, but do not necessarily include the entire cortex. Although individual seizure onsets can appear localized, the location and lateralization are not consistent from one seizure to another.

Generalized onset seizures, are classified into the following types:

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