TYPES OF EPILEPSY

EPILEPSY Defn.– Any disorder characterized by recurrent seizures due to underlying chronic disease.

So broadly there are 2 types of epilepsy:-

  • PARTIAL

Partial can be further divided into:-

  • Simple
  • Complex
  • GENERALIZED

Generalized can be divided into:-

  • Grand Mal Epilepsy
  • Petit Mal Epilepsy
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Atonic Epilepsy

Reference-

A.K.Tripathi for general medicine 3rd edition

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