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What is Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures?

What is Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures?

  • Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: A rare dominantly inherited form of seizures that occurs during the first year of life. The seizures tend to occur in clusters. The seizures involved limb twitching, averted head, eye-blinking and lip smacking. No neurological or developmental problems are associated with this disorder.

Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures, or a subtype of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: Introduction

Types of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures:

Broader types of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures:

How serious is Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures?

Complications of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: see complications of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

What causes Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures?

Causes of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: see causes of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

What are the symptoms of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures?

Symptoms of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: see symptoms of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

Complications of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: see complications of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures.
Treatments for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: see treatments for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures
Research for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures: see research for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

Name and Aliases of Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

Main name of condition: Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures

Other names or spellings for Benign familial neonatal-infantile seizures:

BFNIS, Convulsions benign familial neonatal, Epilepsy, benign neonatal-infantile, Benign familial infantile convulsions

BFNIS, Benign familial infantile convulsions, Convulsions benign familial neonatal, Epilepsy, benign neonatal-infantile
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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