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Epilepsy, benign occipital

Epilepsy, benign occipital: Introduction

Epilepsy, benign occipital: A form of epilepsy that occurs in children and originates from the part of the brain called the occipital region (back of the head). Visual disturbances often precede the seizures. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Epilepsy, benign occipital is available below.

Symptoms of Epilepsy, benign occipital

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Causes of Epilepsy, benign occipital

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Epilepsy, benign occipital: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Epilepsy, benign occipital: Rare Types

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Definitions of Epilepsy, benign occipital:

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Epilepsy, benign occipital as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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