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Myoclonic absence seizure of structural cause (EEG)

Typical myoclonic absence seizure of a girl aged 15 months. Myoclonic absences were characterized by synchronous and bilateral myoclonic jerks of limbs and head with apparent loss of consciousness. (Used with permission from: Panayiotopoulos CP. A Clinical Guide to Epileptic Syndromes and Their Treatment. Revised 2nd ed. London: Springer, 2010.)

Associated Disorders

  • Epilepsy with myoclonic absences
  • Facial (perioral and or eyebrow) myoclonia with absences
  • Perioral myoclonia with absences