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DOID DOID:1826
Name epilepsy
Definition A brain disease that is characterized by the occurrance of at least two unprovoked seizures resulting from a persistent epileptogenic abnormality of the brain that is able to spontaneously generate paroxysmal activity and typically manifested by sudden brief episodes of altered or diminished consciousness, involuntary movements, or convulsions.
http://books.google.com/books?id=YXqX04Te9ioC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false, http://www.merriam-webster.com/medlineplus/epilepsy
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EFO:0000474

ICD10CM:G40.9

ICD10CM:G40.909

ICD9CM:345.9

MESH:D004827

NCI:C3020

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:84757009

UMLS_CUI:C0014544

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epilepsy syndrome [EXACT]

epileptic syndrome [EXACT]

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is_a brain disease

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