Benign partial epilepsy with secondarily generalized seizures in infancy

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Benign partial epilepsy with secondarily generalized seizures in infancy is a rare infantile epilepsy syndrome characterized by seizures presenting with motion arrest and staring. They are followed by generalized tonic-clonic convulsions with normal interictal EEG and focal paroxysmal discharges followed by generalization in ictal EEG. Seizures usually occur in clusters and are responsive to treatment. Psychomotor development is normal.

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