What is epileptic syndrome?

Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Author: David Y Ko, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Epileptic seizures are symptoms of neurologic dysfunction, and they are but 1 manifestation of many neurologic diseases. As with any other syndrome in medicine, an epileptic syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms that share a common pathogenesis, prognosis, and response to treatment.


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