Epilepsy with Myoclonic-Atonic Seizures

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What is the definition of Epilepsy with Myoclonic-Atonic Seizures?

Epilepsy with myoclonic-atonic seizures is a rare epilepsy syndrome of early childhood. It is characterized by seizures of many different types, most often myoclonic-atonic, astatic, or generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Seizures can be followed by drop attacks, which can lead to falls and injuries. ...

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What are the alternative names for Epilepsy with Myoclonic-Atonic Seizures?

  • Myoclonic astatic epilepsy
  • Doose syndrome
  • Epilepsy with myoclonic-astatic seizures
  • Epilepsy with myoclono-astatic crisis

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