A condition where seizures occur in association with ethanol abuse (alcoholism) without other identifiable causes. seizures usually occur within the first 6-48 hours after the cessation of alcohol intake, but may occur during periods of alcohol intoxication. Single generalized tonic-clonic motor seizures are the most common subtype, however, status epilepticus may occur. (Adams et al., Principles of neurology, 6th ed, p1174)

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