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What are the types of epilepsy?
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In brief: Epilepsy
Main three types but there are many others.
1. Generalised epilepsy 2. Complex partial seizure 3. Absenses seizure.

In brief: Epilepsy
Main three types but there are many others.
1. Generalised epilepsy 2. Complex partial seizure 3. Absenses seizure.
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
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Dr. Eric Weisman
Absense is a type of generalized seizure
Dr. Eric Weisman
Absence is a type of generalized seizure.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Classification
Seizures can be classified as focal or generalized.
They can be further classified as grand mal, simple partial, complex partial and absence seizures. The description of these classifications is beyond the scope of this forum, but they vary in appearance and character according to the location and amount of brain involved.

In brief: Classification
Seizures can be classified as focal or generalized.
They can be further classified as grand mal, simple partial, complex partial and absence seizures. The description of these classifications is beyond the scope of this forum, but they vary in appearance and character according to the location and amount of brain involved.
Dr. Steven Bowers
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