Seizure disorders

Shailendra Saxena, Sanjay P. Singh, Kanishk Makhija

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Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. A seizure happens when abnormal electrical activity in the brain causes an involuntary change in body movement or function, sensation, awareness, or behavior. Epilepsy is a chronic seizure disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFamily Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9783319044149
ISBN (Print)9783319044132
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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    Saxena, S., Singh, S. P., & Makhija, K. (2016). Seizure disorders. In Family Medicine: Principles and Practice (pp. 823-836). Springer International Publishing.