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Focal clonic seizures of structural epilepsy

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Focal clonic seizures of structural epilepsy

Ictal video-EEG showing left focal hemifacial seizures that begin with a left tonic hemifacial contraction followed by sustained left hemifacial, high-frequency, clonic jerks. During these seizures, neither consciousness nor language was impaired. (Courtesy of P Thomas, Hôpital Pasteur, Nice, France. Used with permission: Panayiotopoulos CP, Benbadis SR, Sisodiya SM. Focal epilepsies: seizures and syndromes. Oxford: Medicinae, 2008a:1-256.)

Associated Disorders

  • Cerebrovascular stroke
  • Epilepsia partialis continua
  • Generalized tonic-clonic seizure
  • Hemiclonic seizure
  • Jacksonian march
  • Kozhevnikov- Rasmussen syndrome
  • Panayiotopoulos syndrome
  • Rolandic epilepsy
  • Todd paralysis