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Definition

A form of benign familial infantile epilepsy, a neurologic disorder characterized by afebrile seizures occurring in clusters during the first year of life, without neurologic sequelae. BFIS5 inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Acronym

BFIS5

Synonyms

Benign familial infantile convulsions 5

Keywords

Epilepsy

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