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Summary Literature (75)
DOID:1826 - epilepsy


Disease Ontology Definition:A brain disease that is characterized by the occurrance of at least two unprovoked seizures resulting from a persistent epileptogenic abnormality of the brain that is able to spontaneously generate paroxysmal activity and typically manifested by sudden brief episodes of altered or diminished consciousness, involuntary movements, or convulsions.

Synonyms: epilepsy syndrome, epileptic syndrome

Xenbase Genes : arx, prickle1, cux2, aldh7a1, kcnq3, clcn2, chrnb2, gnao1, ntrk2, st3gal3, me2, stxbp1, pigp, scarb2, grin2b, [+]

Mondo Disease Ontology (on Monarch Initiative):
MONDO:0005027 - epilepsy


Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD

Ontology Viewers: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee
Parent(s): brain disease (is_a)