“Frontal lobe epilepsy is the second most common type of epilepsy, after temporal lobe epilepsy. It is similar to temporal lobe epilepsy because it is a type of focal seizure, which means that the seizure starts in a focal area of the brain, commonly referred to as the focus. Frontal lobe epilepsy refers to cases in which the focus is located in the frontal lobe. Because the frontal lobe contains and regulates many structures and functions about which relatively little is known, the onset of a seizure may be hard to detect. For example, a seizure may start in one part of the lobe, producing no detectable symptoms of seizure, and spread to other parts…”
Neurology of Frontal Lobe Epilepsy
Author: Sheryl Haut, MD, Director, Adult Epilepsy, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Departments of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.