Related Conditions

Epilepsy

Epilepsy causes repeated seizures and is one of the most common neurological condition. The seizures are caused by bursts of electrical activity...

Temporal lobe epilepsy

Temporal lobe epilepsy involves the portions of the brain that control emotions and memory. The temporal lobes are located on each side of the head...

Aphasia

Aphasia is a language disorder caused by damage in a specific area of the brain that controls language expression and comprehension. Aphasia leaves a person unable to communicate effectively with others.

Fever seizures

Fever seizures (sometimes called fever convulsions) are uncontrolled muscle spasms that can occur in children who have a rapid increase in body...

Generalized seizures

Epilepsy that causes generalized seizures is more common in children than in adults. Unlike partial seizures, which begin in a specific, often...

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a rare disorder that typically becomes apparent during infancy or early childhood. The disorder is characterized...

Hallucinations

A hallucination is a perception of something that is not really there. A hallucination can involve any of the senses: hearing, sight, smell, taste,...

Rolandic epilepsy

Benign focal childhood epilepsy is a common form of epilepsy in children, causing seizures that make the muscles all over the body stiffen and...

Tonic-clonic seizures

Generalized tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizures are the easiest seizures to recognize. They happen most often in people with generalized epilepsy of...