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Petit mal epilepsy

Petit mal epilepsy: Introduction

Petit mal epilepsy: A condition which is characterized by absence seizures. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Petit mal epilepsy is available below.

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Definitions of Petit mal epilepsy:

A childhood seizure disorder characterized by rhythmic electrical brain discharges of generalized onset. Clinical features include a sudden cessation of ongoing activity usually without loss of postural tone. Rhythmic blinking of the eyelids or lip smacking frequently accompanies the SEIZURES. The usual duration is 5-10 seconds, and multiple episodes may occur daily. Juvenile absence epilepsy is characterized by the juvenile onset of absence seizures and an increased incidence of myoclonus and tonic-clonic seizures. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p736) - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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