Benign childhood occipital epilepsy, Panayiotopoulos type

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Synonyms: Early-onset benign childhood occipital epilepsy | Panayiotopoulos syndrome

Benign childhood occipital epilepsy Panayiotopoulos type is a rare genetic neurological disorder characterized by late infancy to early-adolescence onset of prolonged nocturnal seizures which begin with autonomic features (e.g. vomiting pallor sweating) and associate tonic eye deviation impairment of consciousness and may evolve to a hemi-clonic or generalized convulsion. Autonomic status epilepticus may be the only clinical event in some cases.

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VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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