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Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 4

Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 4: Introduction

Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 4: An inherited form of epilepsy which originates from the frontal lobe and occurs predominantly at night. Symptoms tend to improve with age. Often the condition is dismissed as nightmares or a psychiatric disorder. Type 4 results from a defect on chromosome 8p21. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 4 is available below.

Symptoms of Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 4

  • Nocturnal motor seizures
  • Sudden awakening
  • Nighttime vocalization
  • Fearful expression during attack
  • Nocturnal wandering
  • more symptoms...»

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