petit mal epilepsy

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Related to petit mal epilepsy: grand mal epilepsy, focal epilepsy, status epilepticus
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Synonyms for petit mal epilepsy

epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (and possibly other abnormalities)

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These results indicate that thymoquinone may have anticonvulsant activity in the petit mal epilepsy probably through an opioid receptor-mediated increase in GABAergic tone.
So, thymoquinone may be useful in petit mal epilepsy.