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Definition

An autosomal dominant neurologic disorder characterized by febrile and/or afebrile seizures manifesting in early childhood. Seizure are variable and include generalized tonic-clonic, atonic, myoclonic, complex partial, and absence types. Most patients have remission of seizures later in childhood with no residual neurologic deficits. Rarely, patients may show mild developmental delay or mild intellectual disabilities.

Acronym

GEFSP9

Synonyms

GEFS+9
GEFS+ type 9
Generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus, type 9

Keywords

Epilepsy

 
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