Myoclonic Absence Seizures in Dravet Syndrome.

  title={Myoclonic Absence Seizures in Dravet Syndrome.},
  author={Kenneth A Myers and Ingrid E. Scheffer},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
BACKGROUND Dravet syndrome is a developmental and epileptic encephalopathy that occurs as a result of SCN1A mutations in more than 80% of affected individuals. The core clinical features of Dravet syndrome include febrile and afebrile seizures beginning before 12 months; multiple seizure types, usually medically refractory, including hemiclonic, generalized… CONTINUE READING