Jacksonian epilepsy

noun

Medical Definition of Jacksonian epilepsy

: epilepsy that is characterized by progressive spreading of the abnormal movements or sensations from a focus affecting a muscle group on one side of the body to adjacent muscles or by becoming generalized and that corresponds to the spread of epileptic activity in the motor cortex

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“Jacksonian epilepsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Jacksonian%20epilepsy. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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