absence seizure

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Synonyms for absence seizure

the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.

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In this way, they evaluated 509 seizures on a sample of children (n= 70) with Childhood Absence Epilepsy.
Long-term follow-up of different clinical JME subtypes (classic JME; childhood absence epilepsy evolving to JME, JME with adolescent absence and JME with astatic seizures) conducted by Martinez-Juarey et al.
Key clinical point: Patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy generally have a long-term quality of life that is generally equal to or better than patients with childhood or juvenile absence epilepsy.
Childhood absence epilepsy is usually easily treatable with antiepileptic medications and has a good long-term outcome if diagnosed and treated appropriately.
Childhood absence epilepsy and juvenile absence epilepsy.
Prof Crunelli's research over the last 30 years has focussed on understanding the sleep-wake cycle and in absence epilepsy, a neurological disease that mainly affects children and teenagers.
The epilepsies in childhood that remit in adolescence are benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy, childhood absence epilepsy (pure), early onset occipital epilepsy (Panayiotopoulos syndrome), benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes, Landau-Kleffner syndrome, epilepsy with continuous spike and wave during slow sleep and some generalized and focal epilepsies.
Washington, August 29 (ANI): A research has shown that two high-fat diets - the classic ketogenic and a modified version of the Atkins - can reduce and, in some cases, completely eliminate seizures in children with a common seizure disorder known as absence epilepsy.
A patient with childhood absence epilepsy, for example, will not have respiratory compromise with seizures, and therefore, to place a bag and mask at that child's bedside is an unnecessary use of hospital resources.
MIAMI -- Absence epilepsy seizures can be differentiated from daydreaming or ADHD with a simple office procedure involving a piece of paper.
On the basis of what they knew about the brain, the researchers theorized that structures within and just above the brain stem typically trigger absence epilepsy and collaborated with the cortex to regulate conscious thought and intentional acts.
The NCKU Responsive Epilepsy Control System developed by Brain Mind Welfare Team integrates the electroencephalogram (EEG) sensors, electrical stimulation, functional unit and wireless transmission module to successfully detect and suppress absence epilepsy and drug-induced epilepsy, with a detection rate of 92% to 99%, whether awake or asleep, and the ability to produce electrical stimulation within 0.
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Absence seizures are one of the most common types of seizures experienced by patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsies, occurring in a number of different syndromes, including childhood absence epilepsy, juvenile absence epilepsy and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (ILAE, 1989).