Early-onset absence epilepsy at eight months of age

@article{Kobayashi2011EarlyonsetAE,
  title={Early-onset absence epilepsy at eight months of age},
  author={Yu Kobayashi and Noriyuki Akasaka and Tsukasa Ohashi and Shinji Saitoh and Yuko Tomonoh and Shinichi Hirose and Jun Tohyama},
  journal={Epileptic Disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={13},
  pages={417-421}
}
Early-onset absence epilepsy refers to patients with absence seizures beginning before age four and comprises a heterogeneous group of epilepsies. Onset of absence seizures in the first year of life is very rare. We report a girl with intractable absence seizures with onset at age eight months. Her seizures were characterised by loss of responsiveness, with eyes drifting upwards and some myoclonic jerks of the upper and lower limbs. These symptoms were accompanied by bilaterally symmetric high… CONTINUE READING

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