Talk:Epilepsy

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In out in out shake it all about[edit]

WTF? Did the RFC get closed and I missed it? Did the ongoing discussions above reach any kind of consensus? Did anyone even defend proposed text after my detailed critism of how bad it is? -- Colin°Talk 15:54, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Nope. Don't know what's up with CFCF. Jophiel 18:35, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Nomenclature of partial seizures[edit]

89.100.80.93 (talk · contribs) added:

References

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference http:.2F.2Fwww.epilepsy.com.2Flearn.2Ftypes-seizures.2Fsimple-partial-seizures was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference http:.2F.2Fwww.epilepsy.ie.2Findex.cfm.2FspKey.2Fseizureaware.seizures.partial.html was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

The sources were websites rather than a stronger source such as a textbook. I have therefore moved it here while a stronger source is identified. We have to be a little bit careful about psychic or syncopal seizures as people will start to attribute all manner of paroxysmal phenomena to epilepsy (e.g. angry outbursts). JFW | T@lk 21:50, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Psychic seizure? Do they mean psychogenic non epileptic seizures? Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 03:19, 14 November 2014 (UTC)
No, I think this is a seizure with psychological features such a hallucinations etc. Must be hard to distinguish from Todd's psychosis. JFW | T@lk 00:41, 16 November 2014 (UTC)

Surgery for focal epilepsy[edit]

When focal epilepsy is drug-refractory, surgery can help doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17426 JFW | T@lk 22:47, 26 January 2015 (UTC)