University of Istanbul, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Çapa, Millet Cad 34390, Istanbul, Turkey.
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- Année de parution : 2001
In 1994, Panayiotopoulos et al. described 6 patients who did not
fit within the existing syndromes of absence epilepsy and who had prominent
perioral myoclonus as a consistent symptom of their absence seizures .
They suggested that the clustering of other clinical and EEG manifestations
supported their designation as a new epileptic syndrome . We present
the typical clinical and video-EEG data of a boy with this form of epilepsy