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Epilepsy, Reflex MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Epilepsy, Reflex
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coord with stimulus which precipitates the seizures/adv eff if permitted
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A subtype of epilepsy characterized by seizures that are consistently provoked by a certain specific stimulus. Auditory, visual, and somatosensory stimuli as well as the acts of writing, reading, eating, and decision making are examples of events or activities that may induce seizure activity in affected individuals. (From Neurol Clin 1994 Feb;12(1):57-8)
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Audiogenic Epilepsy
Cursive Epilepsy
Decision Making Reflex Epilepsy
Eating-Induced Epilepsy
Epilepsy, Photogenic
Epilepsy, Reading
Immersion Related Epilepsy
Musicogenic Epilepsy
Photosensitive Epilepsy
Reading Epilepsy
Reflex Epilepsy
Reflex Epilepsy, Audiogenic
Reflex Epilepsy, Cursive (Running)
Reflex Epilepsy, Eating-Induced
Reflex Epilepsy, Musicogenic
Reflex Epilepsy, Photosensitive
Reflex Epilepsy, Reading
Reflex Epilepsy, Visual Pattern
Tactile Reflex Epilepsy
Visual Pattern Reflex Epilepsy
Writing-Induced Reflex Epilepsy
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Epilepsy (1965-1999)
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Epilepsy, Reflex Preferred
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