Unusual focal ictal pattern in children with eyelid myoclonia and absences.

@article{MourenteDiaz2007UnusualFI,
  title={Unusual focal ictal pattern in children with eyelid myoclonia and absences.},
  author={Silvia Mourente-Diaz and Maria Alejandra Montenegro and James P Lowe and Cigdem Inan Akman},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={292-5}
}
Eyelid myoclonia is a type of epileptic seizure characterized by marked jerking of the eyelids, often associated with jerky upward deviation of the eyeballs. It can be triggered by eye closure. The ictal electroencephalographic pattern of eyelid myoclonia consists of generalized polyspike waves at 3 to 6 Hz. Eyelid myoclonia can be a component of the clinical seizures seen with idiopathic, symptomatic, or cryptogenic generalized epilepsy. The objective of this study was to describe the unusual… CONTINUE READING