Structural brain lesions do not influence the prognosis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

OBJECTIVES In juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) neuroimaging procedures are usually unnecessary but are often performed following the first generalized tonic-clonic seizure before a specific diagnosis has been reached. Our aim was to evaluate the influence of abnormal findings on the clinical presentation and prognosis of JME. MATERIAL AND METHODS We… CONTINUE READING