ILAE official report: a practical clinical definition of epilepsy.

  title={ILAE official report: a practical clinical definition of epilepsy.},
  author={Robert S. Fisher and C. Acevedo and Alexis A. Arzimanoglou and Alicia Bogacz and J. Helen Cross and Christian Erich Elger and Jerome Engel and Lars Forsgren and Jacqueline A. French and Mike Glynn and Dale C Hesdorffer and Byeong Il Lee and Gary W. Mathern and Solomon L Mosh{\'e} and Emilio Perucca and Ingrid E. Scheffer and Torbjōrn Tomson and Masako Watanabe and Samuel Wiebe},
  volume={55 4},
Epilepsy was defined conceptually in 2005 as a disorder of the brain characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures. This definition is usually practically applied as having two unprovoked seizures >24 h apart. The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) accepted recommendations of a task force altering the practical definition for special circumstances that do not meet the two unprovoked seizures criteria. The task force proposed that epilepsy be considered to… CONTINUE READING
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