Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Jacksonian Seizures Incidence

Facts about partial seizures:

  • About 200,000 people experience a seizure for the first time each year in the US.
  • About 4 million people in the US have had a seizure.
  • About 50 percent of those with epilepsy have partial seizures.
  • Partial seizures are the most common type of seizure experienced by people with epilepsy.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Jacksonian Seizures References
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