2. Seizure Type and Anatomical Location of Seizures

  1. Simon Shorvon MA, MB BChir, MD, FRCP Professor of Neurology Clinical Subdean Consultant Neurologist1,2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325201.ch2

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment, Third Edition

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment, Third Edition

How to Cite

Shorvon, S. (2010) Seizure Type and Anatomical Location of Seizures, in Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325201.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

  2. 2

    National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198189

Online ISBN: 9781444325201

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Keywords:

  • Seizure Type and Anatomical Location of Seizures;
  • electroencephalographic (EEG);
  • The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE);
  • ‘simple partial seizure’;
  • Classification of partial seizures by anatomical site of seizure onset;
  • The clinical context of the different seizure types;
  • Epilepsy arising in the mesial temporal lobe (limbic epilepsy)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Seizure type

  • Classification of partial seizures by anatomical site of seizure onset