Benign idiopathic partial seizures in the velocardiofacial syndrome: report of two cases.

  title={Benign idiopathic partial seizures in the velocardiofacial syndrome: report of two cases.},
  author={G. Coppola and N. Sciscio and F. Russo and G. Caliendo and A. Pascotto},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  volume={103 2},
  • G. Coppola, N. Sciscio, +2 authors A. Pascotto
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • American journal of medical genetics
  • We describe two children with the velocardiofacial syndrome and benign partial-onset seizures. Both presented with slight dysmorphic traits, mild to moderate mental delay, and high-arched palate. A cardiac defect was present in only one of them. In each patient, sporadic rolandic or occipital partial-onset seizures with the clinical and electroencephalographic features of benign idiopathic childhood epilepsy manifested at age 3 and 5 years, respectively. Treatment was started only in one… CONTINUE READING
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