6 edition of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies (Current Problems in Epilepsy) found in the catalog.
by John Libbey Eurotext Limited
Written in English
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Primary generalized epilepsy (PGE) cannot be attributed to an underlying condition. Whereas many epilepsy seizures can be traced back to a stroke, brain tumor or other disorder, primary generalized epilepsy cannot. Primary generalized epilepsy is often assumed to be caused by a genetic condition, but that genetic condition is not known. Idiopathic generalized epilepsy is a group of epileptic disorders that are believed to have a strong underlying genetic basis. Patients with an IGE subtype are typically otherwise normal and have no structural brain abnormalities. People also often have a family history of epilepsy and seem to have a genetically predisposed risk of seizures. IGE tends to manifest itself between early childhood and Specialty: Neurology.
Generalized epilepsies are a large group of epilepsies with different clinical aspects and prognosis. Many antiepileptic drugs are available for the treatment of these seizures. This paper reviews the evidence relating to the treatment of this group of by: 6. NOTE A genetic/idiopathic generalized epilepsy is an epilepsy with generalized seizures associated with generalized epileptiform EEG patterns, such as generalized spike wave activity, that is understood to have a genetic etiology. However, this does not always mean that these epilepsies are inherited or can be transmitted to offspring, as the. The Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies of Adolescence with Childhood and Juvenile Age of Onset Janz, Dieter Dieter Janz Department of Neurology, Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany Three recent books have emphasized the idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGEs) (), and in that edited by Wolf (3), a.
In idiopathic generalized epilepsy syndromes, the most common form of childhood epilepsy, genetic causes are suspected. The symptomatic forms are associated with metabolic or structural abnormalities, while the etiology of cryptogenic epilepsies is unknown. Atlas of Epilepsies is a landmark, all-encompassing, illustrated reference work and hands-on guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of epilepsy in all its forms and across all age groups. The premier text in the field with over one thousand images, the Atlas's highly. Article abstract—Both linkage and association studies provide strong evidence that a gene locus on chromosome 6 is involved in the expression of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), an adolescent-onset form of primary idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE). This epilepsy-related gene locus, designated EJM-1, may also influence the expression of other forms of by:
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SyntaxTextGen not activatedThe pdf generalized epilepsies (IGEs) are characterized by various combinations of typical absence seizures (TAS), myoclonic seizures, and generalized tonic–clonic seizures (GTCS).
Typical manifestations of TAS and myoclonic seizures are often misinterpreted as focal seizures; GTCS are probably misinterpreted as focal seizures less by: Idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGEs) may start in infancy, childhood, or adolescence, but some have an onset in adulthood.
They are genetically determined and affect otherwise healthy people of both sexes and all races, and are generally lifelong. Some, however, are age related. IGEs account for .Genre/Form: Congress: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Idiopathic generalized epilepsies.
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