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Focal epilepsia partialis continua in boy with Kozhevnikov-Rasmussen syndrome

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Focal epilepsia partialis continua in a boy with Kozhevnikov-Rasmussen syndrome

The video shows continuously repetitive lower facial rhythmic and arrhythmic jerks without impairment of consciousness and without discernible ictal EEG changes. Each jerk lasts a few milliseconds and repeated every 1 to 4 seconds for months. (From Panayiotopoulos CP. The Epilepsies: Seizures, Syndromes and Management. Oxford: Bladon Medical Publishing, 2005. Used with permission of the publisher.)

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