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Primary generalised seizures

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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Generalised epileptic seizures have no features that are referable to only one hemisphere.

Types include:

  • absences (petit mal)
  • tonic-clonic (grand mal)
  • myoclonic jerk
  • tonic
  • atonic
  • akinetic

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