Early-onset absence epilepsy and paroxysmal dyskinesia.

  title={Early-onset absence epilepsy and paroxysmal dyskinesia.},
  author={Renzo Guerrini and Roc{\'i}o S{\'a}nchez-Carpintero and Thierry W Deonna and Margherita Santucci and Kailash P Bhatia and Teresa Moreno and Lucio Parmeggiani and Bernardo dalla Bernardina},
  volume={43 10},
PURPOSE To report on the association of childhood absence epilepsy and paroxysmal dyskinesia (PD). METHODS We describe six patients aged 6 to 27 years (mean, 14 years) who were identified in five centers participating in a European study group. Patients had been followed up clinically from the first symptoms and had been studied with video-EEG recordings of absence seizures, videotaping of dyskinetic attacks, and brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). RESULTS Four patients were sporadic… CONTINUE READING