Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with febrile seizures

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Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with febrile seizures

A rare genetic familial partial epilepsy disease characterized by simple partial seizures complex partial seizures and/or secondarily generalized seizures originating from the inner aspect of the temporal lobe associated with an antecedant history of febrile seizures ocurring in various members of a family. Hippocampal abnormalities (e.g. hippocampal sclerosis) may also be associated.

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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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