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Seizures MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Seizures
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.742
C23.888.592.742
Unique ID
D012640
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012640
Annotation
specific seizure terms are also available
Scope Note
Clinical or subclinical disturbances of cortical function due to a sudden, abnormal, excessive, and disorganized discharge of brain cells. Clinical manifestations include abnormal motor, sensory and psychic phenomena. Recurrent seizures are usually referred to as EPILEPSY or "seizure disorder."
Entry Term(s)
Absence Seizure
Absence Seizures
Atonic Absence Seizure
Atonic Absence Seizures
Atonic Seizure
Atonic Seizures
Clonic Seizure
Clonic Seizures
Complex Partial Seizure
Complex Partial Seizures
Convulsion
Convulsion, Non-Epileptic
Convulsions
Convulsive Seizure
Convulsive Seizures
Epileptic Seizure
Epileptic Seizures
Generalized Absence Seizure
Generalized Absence Seizures
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Jacksonian Seizure
Myoclonic Seizure
Myoclonic Seizures
Non-Epileptic Seizure
Non-Epileptic Seizures
Nonepileptic Seizure
Nonepileptic Seizures
Partial Seizure
Partial Seizures
Petit Mal Convulsion
Seizure
Seizures, Auditory
Seizures, Clonic
Seizures, Convulsive
Seizures, Epileptic
Seizures, Focal
Seizures, Generalized
Seizures, Gustatory
Seizures, Motor
Seizures, Olfactory
Seizures, Sensory
Seizures, Somatosensory
Seizures, Tonic
Seizures, Tonic-Clonic
Seizures, Vertiginous
Seizures, Vestibular
Seizures, Visual
Single Seizure
Tonic Clonic Seizure
Tonic Seizure
Tonic Seizures
Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Previous Indexing
Convulsions (1966-1978)
Epilepsy (1966-1978)
specific epilepsy heading (1966-1978)
See Also
Anticonvulsants
Convulsants
Eclampsia
Epilepsy
Kindling, Neurologic
Public MeSH Note
1979; for CONVULSIVE SEIZURES & SEIZURES, CONVULSIVE see CONVULSIONS 1998-1999; for JACKSONIAN SEIZURE see EPILEPSY, PARTIAL 1992-1999; for SINGLE SEIZURE see EPILEPSY 2000-2017; for EPILEPTIC SEIZURES see EPILEPSY 1998-2017; for ABSENCE SEIZURES see EPILEPSY, ABSENCE 1992-2017
History Note
1979; for CONVULSIVE SEIZURES & SEIZURES, CONVULSIVE use CONVULSIONS 1998-1999; for JACKSONIAN SEIZURE use EPILEPSY, PARTIAL 1992-1999; for SINGLE SEIZURE use EPILEPSY 2000-2017; for EPILEPTIC SEIZURES use EPILEPSY 1998-2017; for ABSENCE SEIZURES use EPILEPSY, ABSENCE 1992-2017
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/17
Revision Date
2020/02/25
Seizures Preferred
Single Seizure Narrower
Seizures, Somatosensory Narrower
Seizures, Vertiginous Narrower
Seizures, Visual Narrower
Nonepileptic Seizures Narrower
Generalized Absence Seizures Narrower
Tonic-Clonic Seizures Narrower
Clonic Seizures Narrower
Tonic Seizures Narrower
Convulsion, Non-Epileptic Narrower
Convulsions Narrower
Atonic Absence Seizures Narrower
Convulsive Seizures Narrower
Jacksonian Seizure Narrower
Seizures, Auditory Narrower
Seizures, Focal Narrower
Seizures, Generalized Narrower
Seizures, Gustatory Narrower
Seizures, Olfactory Narrower
Myoclonic Seizures Narrower
Epileptic Seizures Related
Seizures, Sensory Narrower
Absence Seizures Broader
Complex Partial Seizures Narrower
Atonic Seizures Narrower
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