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Typical absence seizures of childhood absence epilepsy (2)

Typical absence seizures of childhood absence epilepsy (2)

This 8-year-old boy suddenly stops counting and opens his eyes within 2 seconds of the onset of the discharge. Note the initial brief eyelid flickering followed by eyes and head deviating upwards and to the right. He is unresponsive. (Contributed by Dr. C P Panayiotopoulos. From: Panayiotopoulos CP. The epilepsies: seizures, syndromes and management. Oxford: Bladon Medical Publishing; 2005.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Probably other idiopathic generalized epilepsies and benign focal epilepsies of childhood