Absence seizure in the elderly.

  title={Absence seizure in the elderly.},
  author={Owolabi Lukman Femi and Shehu Sale},
  journal={Annals of African medicine},
  volume={10 2},
Absence seizure is most common in children. It commonly occurs between 5 and 18 years of age; it is not common before the age of 2 years or after adolescence and it is relatively rare in adults over the age of 50. We report a case of electroencephalography confirmed absence seizure and absence status successfully treated with sodium valproate in an elderly… CONTINUE READING