Benign familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

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Benign familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Synonyms: Benign FMTLE

Benign familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy is a rare epilepsy characterized by seizures with viscerosensory or experential auras onset in adolescence or early adulthood and good prognosis. It is defined as at least 24 months of seizure freedom with or without antiepileptic medication.

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Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) is a group of US pediatric epilepsy centers, researchers and professionals in field of epilepsy whose goal is to provide a network and infrastructure to facilitate collegial, collaborative practice-changing research that will provide answers needed to improve the care of children with epilepsy.

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