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What is Benign familial infantile seizures 1?

What is Benign familial infantile seizures 1?

  • Benign familial infantile seizures 1: A harmless form of epilepsy that occurs during infancy. Episodes of multiple seizures tend to occur over a day or few days. Psychomotor development is not affected. The seizures tend to involve increased muscle tone, apnea, cyanosis, eye deviation and psychomotor arrest. Type 1 differs from type 2 in the origin of the genetic defect (chromosome 19).

Benign familial infantile seizures 1: Introduction

Types of Benign familial infantile seizures 1:

Broader types of Benign familial infantile seizures 1:

How serious is Benign familial infantile seizures 1?

Prognosis of Benign familial infantile seizures 1: seizures tend to stop by the age of 12 months

What causes Benign familial infantile seizures 1?

Causes of Benign familial infantile seizures 1: see causes of Benign familial infantile seizures 1

What are the symptoms of Benign familial infantile seizures 1?

Symptoms of Benign familial infantile seizures 1: see symptoms of Benign familial infantile seizures 1

Onset of Benign familial infantile seizures 1: 3-24 months

Benign familial infantile seizures 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benign familial infantile seizures 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign familial infantile seizures 1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign familial infantile seizures 1: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign familial infantile seizures 1.
Treatments for Benign familial infantile seizures 1: see treatments for Benign familial infantile seizures 1

Name and Aliases of Benign familial infantile seizures 1

Main name of condition: Benign familial infantile seizures 1

Other names or spellings for Benign familial infantile seizures 1:

seizures, benign familial infantile, 1, convulsions, benign familial infantile, 1, BFIS1

 

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