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Perioral myoclonia with absence seizures: a rare epileptic syndrome Volume 3, numéro 1, Mars 2001

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  • Perioral myoclonia with absence seizures: a rare epileptic syndrome

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University of Istanbul, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Çapa, Millet Cad 34390, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Page(s) : 23-8
  • 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 [1]. They suggested that the clustering of other clinical and EEG manifestations supported their designation as a new epileptic syndrome [1]. We present the typical clinical and video-EEG data of a boy with this form of epilepsy [...]