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Epilepsy, Generalized

"Epilepsy, Generalized" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epilepsy, Generalized" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epilepsy, Generalized" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 55 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2009 and 2018
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