Definition of Generalized epilepsy

1. Noun. Epilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking.

Exact synonyms: Epilepsia Major, Grand Mal, Grand Mal Epilepsy
Generic synonyms: Epilepsy



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Literary usage of Generalized epilepsy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1900)
"Attacks of generalized epilepsy may substitute the partial attacks. Jacksonian epilepsy may also appear in the form of status epilepticus. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"For over four years he worked as usual, then was suddenly seized with true attacks of generalized epilepsy. The faculties little by little give way, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1902)
"For over four years he worked as usual, then was suddenly seized with true attacks of generalized epilepsy. The faculties little by little give way, ..."

4. The Year Book of Pediatrics (1903)
"The actual or approximate cause of generalized epilepsy is in the cerebral cortex; its origin, in anatomic lesions of different localities. ..."

5. The Clinical Journal (1895)
"The case was treated for more than nine years as one of idiopathic generalized epilepsy, and that even at a time when the growth was already penetrating the ..."

6. Diseases of the nervous system: For the General Practitioner and Student by Alfred Gordon (1913)
"... FOCAL EPILEPSY THE existence of a special form of epilepsy and different from the ordinary generalized epilepsy was observed first in hemiplegics on the ..."

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