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    1. Dravet Syndrome Spectrum

      Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic epileptic encephalopathy (dysfunction of the brain) with onset during the first year in an otherwise healthy infant. Mutations of the SCN1A gene cause 79% of diagnosed cases of Dravet syndrome. Frequently referred to as a sodium channelopathy,this intractable epilepsy is characterized by unilateral (one-sided) clonic or tonic clonic (grand mal) seizures that ...

    2. MERRF Syndrome

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report MERRF Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    3. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Lennox Gastaut Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    4. Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    5. Pyridoxine-Dependent Epilepsy

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pyridoxine - Dependent Seizures is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    6. Women and Epilepsy

      WebMD looks at the unique issues facing women with epilepsy.

    7. What Is Benign Rolandic Epilepsy?

      WebMD explains benign rolandic epilepsy, including its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

    8. Epilepsy: Frequently Asked Questions

      Answers to frequently asked questions about epilepsy.

    9. Seizure Prevention

      Get the basics on prevention of seizures from the experts at WebMD.

    10. Common Epilepsy Causes and Seizure Triggers

      WebMD explains the causes of epilepsy and what can trigger seizures. Also find out about the connection between epilepsy and head injuries, stroke, drug abuse, and more.

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