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    What causes absence seizures?

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Posted on Wed, 18 Jun 2014 in Brain and Spine
Question: Hi,Do absence seizures come from the temporal lobe.
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Absence seizures are generalised seizures.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

Absence seizures are generalised seizures, and hence, abnormal epileptiform discharges are seen to arise from all the lobes of brain, including temporal lobes.

I hope my answer helps. Please get back if you have any follow up queries or if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

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