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ID DOID:2234
Name focal epilepsy
Definition An epilepsy syndrome that is characterised by seizures that are preceded by an isolated disturbance of a cerebral function and arise from an epileptic focus, a small portion of the brain that serves as the irritant driving the epileptic response.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epilepsy, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Focal_epilepsy, http://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/p91.html
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MESH:D004828

NCI:C122812

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_03_01:230381009

UMLS_CUI:C0014547

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localisation-related epilepsy [EXACT]

partial epilepsy [EXACT]

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is_a epilepsy

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