Focal nonmotor versus motor seizures: The impact on diagnostic delay in focal epilepsy

  title={Focal nonmotor versus motor seizures: The impact on diagnostic delay in focal epilepsy},
  author={Jacob Pellinen and Erica Tafuro and Annie Yang and Dana Price and Daniel Friedman and Manisha Holmes and Sarah Barnard and Kamil Detyniecki and Manu Hegde and John D Hixson and Sheryl R. Haut and Reetta K{\"a}lvi{\"a}inen and Jacqueline A. French},
  pages={2643 - 2652}
To test the hypothesis that people with focal epilepsy experience diagnostic delays that may be associated with preventable morbidity, particularly when seizures have only nonmotor symptoms, we compared time to diagnosis, injuries, and motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) in people with focal nonmotor versus focal seizures with motor involvement at epilepsy onset. 

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