Gelastic seizure

GELASTIC seizure

a seizure characterised by laughing. this seizure type is often accompanied by hypothalamic lesions, such as hamartomas.

". . .Known as a laughing seizure. A rare type of partial seizure that results in laughing at inappropriate times. . ." --66.214.226.89 11:57, 21 august 2006 (MDT)Edmonton epilepsy association http://www.edmontonepilepsy.org/Overview_text.pdf


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