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GTCS preceded by typical absences (video-EEG)

This woman had typical absences on awakening. One of them progressed to a GTCS. (Top and middle) Continuous recording from the onset of the absence seizure to just before the onset of the vibratory phase of the GTCS. (Bottom) The various phases of the whole seizure from onset to termination (duration approximately 1 minute). (Contributed by Dr. C P Panayiotopoulos.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Epilepsy with GTCS alone
  • Juvenile absence epilepsy
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy