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Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4

Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4: Introduction

Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4: Generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus is an inherited seizure disorder characterized by febrile seizures during early childhood and persisting seizures after early childhood which may or may not involve fever. The range and severity of symptoms is variable and may include febrile seizures, partial seizures and generalized seizures. The seizure disorder persists after the age of six which differentiates it from the similarly names seizure disorder called generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures. There are five (perhaps more) subtypes of the condition, each originating from a different genetic defect. Type 4 is caused by a defect on chromosome 2p24. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4 is available below.

Symptoms of Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4

Treatments for Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4

  • Varies considerable depending on the type of seizure involved. Treatment options include: no treatment or various medications e.g. lamotrigine, clobazam, sodium valproate, ethosuximide
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Causes of Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4

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Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis....read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »

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Prognosis for Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4

Prognosis for Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4: The prognosis varies depending on the type of seizures involved and severity of symptoms. Some patients have early resolution of symptoms whereas others may develop seizures without fever later in life. The seizures usually last less than 15 minutes.

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  1. Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus, type 4: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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