Benign focal seizures of adolescence

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Benign focal seizures of adolescence

Synonyms: Adolescent benign focal crisis

A rare epilepsy typically characterized by isolated focal motor and somatosensory seizures. Less frequently other focal seizure types with or without secondary generalization have been described. The seizures usually happen when the patient is awake and take a benign course. The condition is transitory interictal examinations are normal and there is usually no family history of epilepsy.

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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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