Epilepsy is a brain disorder with characteristic episodes of dysfunction. Effects may range in severity from brief loss of attention (“staring into space”) to full physical convulsions (“fits”). Mild attacks of inattention are called “petit mal seizures” whereas body convulsions ...

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