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Focal epilepsy

MedGen UID:
41836
Concept ID:
C0014547
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: partial epilepsy
SNOMED CT: Focal epilepsy (230381009); Localization-related epilepsy (230381009)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005384

Definition

A type of epilepsy with only focal onset epileptic seizures. Seizures can arise from a single location or multiple locations. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFocal epilepsy

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Lagarde S, Boucraut J, Bartolomei F
Rev Neurol (Paris) 2022 Sep;178(7):675-691. Epub 2022 Feb 4 doi: 10.1016/j.neurol.2022.01.007. PMID: 35131107
Beydoun A, DuPont S, Zhou D, Matta M, Nagire V, Lagae L
Seizure 2020 Dec;83:251-263. Epub 2020 Dec 14 doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2020.10.018. PMID: 33334546
Perucca P, Scheffer IE, Kiley M
Med J Aust 2018 Mar 19;208(5):226-233. doi: 10.5694/mja17.00951. PMID: 29540143

Curated

UK NICE Guideline NG217, Epilepsies in children, young people and adults, 2022

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Fang Y, Si X, Wang J, Wang Z, Chen Y, Liu Y, Yan Y, Tian J, Zhang B, Pu J
Neurology 2023 Jul 25;101(4):e399-e409. Epub 2023 May 24 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207423. PMID: 37225432Free PMC Article
Tai XY, Torzillo E, Lyall DM, Manohar S, Husain M, Sen A
JAMA Neurol 2023 May 1;80(5):445-454. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.0339. PMID: 36972059Free PMC Article
Nascimento FA, Friedman D, Peters JM, Bensalem-Owen MK, Cendes F, Rampp S, Wirrell E, Blümcke I, Tatum W, Beniczky S
Epileptic Disord 2023 Feb;25(1):1-17. Epub 2023 Apr 17 doi: 10.1002/epd2.20045. PMID: 36938903
O'Brien TJ, Berkovic SF, French JA, Messenheimer JA, Sebree TB, Bonn-Miller MO, Gutterman DL; STAR 1/STAR 2 Study Group
JAMA Netw Open 2022 Jul 1;5(7):e2220189. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.20189. PMID: 35802375Free PMC Article
Das Pektezel L, Tezer FI, Saygi S
Neurol Sci 2022 Jun;43(6):3857-3866. Epub 2022 Jan 16 doi: 10.1007/s10072-021-05808-9. PMID: 35034232

Diagnosis

Fang Y, Si X, Wang J, Wang Z, Chen Y, Liu Y, Yan Y, Tian J, Zhang B, Pu J
Neurology 2023 Jul 25;101(4):e399-e409. Epub 2023 May 24 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207423. PMID: 37225432Free PMC Article
Myers KA
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2022 Apr 1;28(2):339-362. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000001077. PMID: 35393962
Das Pektezel L, Tezer FI, Saygi S
Neurol Sci 2022 Jun;43(6):3857-3866. Epub 2022 Jan 16 doi: 10.1007/s10072-021-05808-9. PMID: 35034232
Chowdhury FA, Silva R, Whatley B, Walker MC
Pract Neurol 2021 Dec;21(6):481-491. Epub 2021 Aug 17 doi: 10.1136/practneurol-2019-002341. PMID: 34404748
Scheffer IE, Berkovic S, Capovilla G, Connolly MB, French J, Guilhoto L, Hirsch E, Jain S, Mathern GW, Moshé SL, Nordli DR, Perucca E, Tomson T, Wiebe S, Zhang YH, Zuberi SM
Epilepsia 2017 Apr;58(4):512-521. Epub 2017 Mar 8 doi: 10.1111/epi.13709. PMID: 28276062Free PMC Article

Therapy

Schmitz B, Lattanzi S, Vonck K, Kälviäinen R, Nashef L, Ben-Menachem E
Epilepsia Open 2023 Dec;8(4):1241-1255. Epub 2023 Oct 3 doi: 10.1002/epi4.12830. PMID: 37743544Free PMC Article
Fang Y, Si X, Wang J, Wang Z, Chen Y, Liu Y, Yan Y, Tian J, Zhang B, Pu J
Neurology 2023 Jul 25;101(4):e399-e409. Epub 2023 May 24 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207423. PMID: 37225432Free PMC Article
Abou-Khalil BW
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2022 Apr 1;28(2):500-535. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000001104. PMID: 35393968
Kanner AM, Bicchi MM
JAMA 2022 Apr 5;327(13):1269-1281. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.3880. PMID: 35380580
Rugg-Gunn F, Miserocchi A, McEvoy A
Pract Neurol 2020 Feb;20(1):4-14. Epub 2019 Aug 16 doi: 10.1136/practneurol-2019-002192. PMID: 31420415

Prognosis

Fang Y, Si X, Wang J, Wang Z, Chen Y, Liu Y, Yan Y, Tian J, Zhang B, Pu J
Neurology 2023 Jul 25;101(4):e399-e409. Epub 2023 May 24 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207423. PMID: 37225432Free PMC Article
Balestrini S, Barba C, Thom M, Guerrini R
Pract Neurol 2023 Aug;23(4):293-302. Epub 2023 Feb 23 doi: 10.1136/pn-2022-003404. PMID: 36823117
Myers KA
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2022 Apr 1;28(2):339-362. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000001077. PMID: 35393962
Sultana B, Panzini MA, Veilleux Carpentier A, Comtois J, Rioux B, Gore G, Bauer PR, Kwon CS, Jetté N, Josephson CB, Keezer MR
Neurology 2021 Apr 27;96(17):805-817. Epub 2021 Mar 15 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000011839. PMID: 33722992
Thakran S, Guin D, Singh P, Singh P, Kukal S, Rawat C, Yadav S, Kushwaha SS, Srivastava AK, Hasija Y, Saso L, Ramachandran S, Kukreti R
Int J Mol Sci 2020 Oct 21;21(20) doi: 10.3390/ijms21207784. PMID: 33096746Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Wu S, Nordli DR
Handb Clin Neurol 2023;196:295-304. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-323-98817-9.00014-4. PMID: 37620075
Fang Y, Si X, Wang J, Wang Z, Chen Y, Liu Y, Yan Y, Tian J, Zhang B, Pu J
Neurology 2023 Jul 25;101(4):e399-e409. Epub 2023 May 24 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207423. PMID: 37225432Free PMC Article
O'Brien TJ, Berkovic SF, French JA, Messenheimer JA, Sebree TB, Bonn-Miller MO, Gutterman DL; STAR 1/STAR 2 Study Group
JAMA Netw Open 2022 Jul 1;5(7):e2220189. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.20189. PMID: 35802375Free PMC Article
Parker CS, Clayden JD, Cardoso MJ, Rodionov R, Duncan JS, Scott C, Diehl B, Ourselin S
Neuroimage Clin 2018;17:943-952. Epub 2017 Dec 12 doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.12.020. PMID: 29527498Free PMC Article
Donos C, Maliia MD, Dümpelmann M, Schulze-Bonhage A
Epilepsia 2018 Mar;59(3):650-660. Epub 2018 Jan 11 doi: 10.1111/epi.13997. PMID: 29322500

Recent systematic reviews

Lagarde S, Boucraut J, Bartolomei F
Rev Neurol (Paris) 2022 Sep;178(7):675-691. Epub 2022 Feb 4 doi: 10.1016/j.neurol.2022.01.007. PMID: 35131107
Maguire MJ, Marson AG, Nevitt SJ
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 Apr 16;4(4):CD010682. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010682.pub3. PMID: 33860531Free PMC Article
Sultana B, Panzini MA, Veilleux Carpentier A, Comtois J, Rioux B, Gore G, Bauer PR, Kwon CS, Jetté N, Josephson CB, Keezer MR
Neurology 2021 Apr 27;96(17):805-817. Epub 2021 Mar 15 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000011839. PMID: 33722992
West S, Nevitt SJ, Cotton J, Gandhi S, Weston J, Sudan A, Ramirez R, Newton R
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019 Jun 25;6(6):CD010541. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010541.pub3. PMID: 31237346Free PMC Article
Lattanzi S, Cagnetti C, Foschi N, Provinciali L, Silvestrini M
Neurology 2016 Apr 5;86(14):1344-1352. Epub 2016 Mar 4 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002545. PMID: 26944275

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      UK NICE Guideline NG217, Epilepsies in children, young people and adults, 2022

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