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Focal seizures take place when abnormal electrical brain function occurs in one or more areas of one side of the brain. The types of focal seizures are listed below. Click the thumbnail of the EEG images to view the full-sized image.
Secondarily generalized seizures start as partial seizures, which are limited to one area of the brain. This phase is usually brief, and can sometimes not be detected. The seizure then spreads throughout the brain, becoming generalized. The convulsive phase usually lasts just a few minutes.
Learn more about the most common epilepsy syndromes we treat.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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