Absence status epilepsy: delineation of a distinct idiopathic generalized epilepsy syndrome.

@article{Genton2008AbsenceSE,
  title={Absence status epilepsy: delineation of a distinct idiopathic generalized epilepsy syndrome.},
  author={Pierre Genton and Edoardo Ferlazzo and Pierre Thomas},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={642-9}
}
PURPOSE Absence status epilepticus (AS) is a prolonged, generalized, and nonconvulsive seizure that may occur in various circumstances. We report a series of patients in whom recurrent, unprovoked, typical AS was the main clinical feature. METHOD We retrospectively reviewed consecutive patients referred to our epileptic centers, on the following criteria… CONTINUE READING