[Childhood absence epilepsy: An update].

@article{Garzn2016ChildhoodAE,
  title={[Childhood absence epilepsy: An update].},
  author={Paula Garz{\'o}n and Lauriane Lemelle and St{\'e}phane Auvin},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={1176-1183}
}
Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) is a common pediatric epilepsy syndrome accounting for 10% of all pediatric epilepsies. The aim of this review is to provide an updated overview of this epilepsy syndrome to pediatricians. Most of the patients can be initially managed in private practice or in general pediatric settings. Absence seizures are the only seizure type observed at the time of diagnosis in these patients. An electroencephalogram recording and a clinical evaluation lead to the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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