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Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp 60–62 | Cite as

ILAE Classification of Seizures and Epilepsies: An Update for the Pediatrician

  • R. Dhinakaran
  • Devendra MishraEmail author
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Abstract

The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) recently published an updated classification of seizures and epilepsy. This updated classification aims to have a better organized classification and ensure better understanding of terms, in addition to including new seizure types. As both seizures and epilepsy are important childhood conditions, we herein list some of the important aspects of the updated classification for the benefit of the general pediatricians. The full classifications are available at the ILAE website.

Keywords

Diagnosis Epilepsy Guidelines International league against epilepsy Management 

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© Indian Academy of Pediatrics 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsMaulana Azad Medical College (University of Delhi) and associated Lok Nayak HospitalNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsMaulana Azad Medical CollegeDelhiIndia

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