The seizure prognosis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

@article{Matsuoka1992TheSP,
  title={The seizure prognosis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.},
  author={Hiroo Matsuoka},
  journal={The Japanese journal of psychiatry and neurology},
  year={1992},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={293-6}
}
  • Hiroo Matsuoka
  • Published 1992 in The Japanese journal of psychiatry and neurology
Thirty-two patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) were studied to evaluate the seizure prognosis. The response to antiepileptic drugs was excellent in 68%, but the patients, who had much more focal discharges on EEG and were sensitive to neuropsychological EEG activations at the beginning of treatment, had an unfavorable outcome. A combination of absence seizure alone resulted in the excellent prognosis for both absence and myoclonic seizures, and a combination of generalized tonic… CONTINUE READING