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International League Against Epilepsy Revised Classification of Epileptic Seizures (1981)

  1. Partial (focal, local) seizures:
    1. Simple - motor, somatosensory, autonomic, psychic
    2. Complex
      1. Impaired consciousness at outset
      2. Simple partial followed by impaired consciousness
    3. Partial seizures evolving to generalized tonic-clonic (GTC)
      1. Simple to GTC
      2. Complex to GTC
  2. Generalized seizures (convulsive or non-convulsive)
      1. Absence seizures
      2. Atypical absences
    1. Myoclonic
    2. Clonic
    3. Tonic
    4. Tonic-clonic
    5. Atonic
    6. Combinations
  3. Unclassified epileptic seizures

 

 


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