What are the types of generalized-onset seizures?

Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Author: David Y Ko, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Generalized-onset seizures are classified into 6 major categories, as follows:

  • Absence seizures

  • Myoclonic seizures

  • Clonic seizures

  • Tonic seizures

  • Primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures

  • Atonic seizures

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