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Epilepsy specialists use a variety of factors to classify epilepsy syndromes. The type of seizures is a primary factor, but other factors are also taken into account, including:
Epileptic seizures are classified as either focal or generalized. Focal seizures take place when abnormal electrical brain activity occurs in one or more areas of one side of the brain. Seizures are classified as generalized seizures when abnormal electrical brain activity occurs on both sides of the brain.
At UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, we treat all types of epilepsy. Below are some of the most common epilepsy types we see in our patients:
* Febrile Seizures can be either focal or generalized.
Learn more about the types of seizures 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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