Childhood absence epilepsy
Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) is a familial generalized pediatric epilepsy characterized by very frequent (multiple per day) absence seizures usually occurring in children between the ages of 4 and 10 years with in most cases a good prognosis.
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Childhood absence 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.
To fund research for treatment and/or a cure for CASK Gene Disorder
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