Benign infantile focal epilepsy with midline spikes and waves during sleep

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Benign infantile focal epilepsy with midline spikes and waves during sleep

Synonyms: BIMSE

Benign infantile focal epilepsy with midline spikes and waves during sleep is a rare infantile epilepsy syndrome characterized by age of onset between 4 and 30 months partial sporadic seizures presenting with motion arrest staring cyanosis and less common automatisms and lateralizing signs and characteristic interictal sleep EEG changes consisting of a spike followed by a bell-shaped slow wave in the midline region.

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