Benign familial infantile epilepsy
Synonyms: BFIE | BFIS | Benign familial infantile convulsions | Benign familial infantile seizures
Benign familial infantile epilepsy (BFIE) is a genetic epileptic syndrome characterized by the occurrence of afebrile repeated seizures in healthy infants between the third and eighth month of life.
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