An epileptic seizure is the body and brain's response to sudden bursts of abnormal electrical activity in the brain. A seizure may affect a person's muscle control, movement, speech, vision, or awareness (consciousness).
There are two types of seizures.
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerSteven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
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