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Definition

A disorder characterized by clusters of seizures occurring in the first days of life. Most patients have spontaneous remission by 12 months of age and show normal psychomotor development. The disorder is distinguished from benign familial infantile seizures by an earlier age at onset.

Acronym

BFNS2

Synonyms

Benign familial neonatal convulsions type 2
Benign neonatal epilepsy 2
BFNC2
EBN2

Keywords

Epilepsy

 
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