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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy

Characteristic phasic evolution of convulsive seizure in PCDH19-related epilepsy Volume 18, numéro 1, March 2016

TEST YOURSELF

(1) What pattern do seizures in patients with PCDH19-related epilepsy tend to follow?


(2) What induces seizures in patients with PCDH19-related epilepsy?


(3) If a patient has seizures with six sequential phases that are sometimes induced in clusters by fever, what examination would be most appropriate?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Answers

(1) The seizures tend to occur in clusters.


(2) The seizures are often induced by fever.


(3) A gene test for PCDH19.



 

 

 

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