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Idiopathic generalized epilepsies

Idiopathic generalized epilepsies

clinical, experimental and genetic aspects

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Published by John Libbey in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Epilepsy -- Genetic aspects.,
  • Epilepsy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Alain Malafosse ... [et al.].
    ContributionsMalafosse, Alain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC372 .I35 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 538 p. :
    Number of Pages538
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19633986M
    ISBN 100861964365

    Atlas of Epilepsies is a landmark, all-encompassing, illustrated reference work and hands-on guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of epilepsy in all its forms and across all age groups. The premier text in the field with over one thousand images, the Atlas’s highly illustrative approach. Koutroumanidis M, Tsatsou K, Sanders S, Michael M, Tan SV, et al. () Fixation-off sensitivity in epilepsies other than the idiopathic epilepsies of childhood with occipital paroxysms: a year clinical-video EEG study. Epileptic Disord

    Idiopathic generalized epilepsies. London: John Libbey, © (OCoLC) Online version: Idiopathic generalized epilepsies. London: John Libbey, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alain Malafosse. mon to most idiopathic generalized epilepsies on chromosome Sander and associates 13 report that allelic variants of the kainate-selective GluR5 receptor gene (GRIK1) on chromosome 21q are a factor in the pathogenesis of juvenile absence epilepsy–related phenotypes.

    Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies: Clinical, experimental, and genetic aspects This article has no abstract; the first words appear below. Denoting a disease of unknown cause.—. Get this from a library! Myoclonic epilepsies. [Antonio V Delgado-Escueta;] -- "This volume covers idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies, including seizures, syndromes, and the definition of molecular etiologies of specific epilepsies that define them as diseases. The book is thus.


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Idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGEs) constitute one third of all epilepsies. They are genetically determined and affect otherwise normal people of both sexes and all races.

IGEs manifest with typical absences, myoclonic jerks, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures, alone or in varying combinations and severity. Absence status epilepticus (ASE) is common.

Most syndromes of IGE start in. Idiopathic generalised epilepsies (IGEs) constitute one-third of all epilepsies.1–6 They are genetically determined and affect otherwise normal people of both sexes and all races.

IGEs manifest with typical absences, myoclonic jerks and generalised tonic clonic seizures (GTCS), alone or in varying combinations and severity. Absence status epilepticus (ASE) is by: Idiopathic generalised epilepsies provides a concise, authoritative guide to this category of epilepsies.

Each syndrome of idiopathic generalised epilepsy is detailed in regard to demographic data, clinical manifestations, aetiology, diagnosis, prognosis and management. Idiopathic generalized epilepsies book The book finishes with a chapter on AED treatment for idiopathic Cited by:   Generalized seizures and epilepsy of unknown etiology had the highest prevalence.

Estimates of the incidence of the generalized epilepsies in the US are at per person-years. JME is the most common of the idiopathic generalized epilepsies making up an estimated 3% to 11% of adolescent and adult cases of : Matthew McWilliam, Yasir Al Khalili.

Verrotti A, Greco R, Giannuzzi R, Chiarelli F, Latini G () Old and new antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of idiopathic generalized epilepsies. Curr Clin Pharmacol 2: – Wallace SJ () Myoclonus and epilepsy in childhood: a review of treatment with Author: Carla Marini, Renzo Guerrini.

S.K. Kessler, in Pediatric Brain Stimulation, Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies. Idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGE), now often called genetic generalized epilepsies, 12 are a group of epilepsy syndromes characterized by seizures that have non-focal mechanisms of onset (such as absence, myoclonic, or primary generalized tonic clonic seizures) and typical EEG findings (generalized.

JME is one of the most common types of epilepsy and most frequent among idiopathic generalized epilepsies. Its rate is 5 to 11 % of all types of epilepsy with some female predominance.

Atlas of Epilepsies is a landmark, all-encompassing, illustrated reference work and hands-on guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of epilepsy in all its forms and across all age groups.

The premier text in the field with over one thousand images, the Atlas’s highly illustrative approach tackles the difficult subject of epileptic seizures and epileptic syndromes, accompanied by. Syndromes of idiopathic generalized epilepsy manifest with typical absences, myoclonic jerks and generalized tonic clonic seizures.

A patient may have only one of these types of seizure but others may have a combination of two or all of them depending on syndrome. Patients are typically otherwise normal and have no anatomical brain : Thalia Valeta, Thalia Valeta.

This chapter focuses on the most important characteristics of voltage- and ligand-gated ion channels, their role in determining neuronal excitability, and the impact of some reported mutations on epileptogenesis in idiopathic epilepsies. Title: Ion Channel Defects in Idiopathic Epilepsies VOLUME: 11 ISSUE: 21 Author(s):Holger Lerche, Yvonne G.

Weber, Karin Jurkat-Rott and Frank Lehmann-Horn Affiliation:Depts. of Applied Physiologyand Neurology, University of Ulm, Zentrum Klinische Forschung,Helmholtzstr. 8/1, D Ulm; Keywords:Ion channel, epilepsy, genetics, electrophysiology, patch clamp. Idiopathic generalized epilepsies.

There are a number of different epilepsy syndromes within the group of IGEs. They include benign neonatal familial convulsions, benign neonatal convulsions, benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy, childhood absence epilepsy, juvenile absence epilepsy, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, and epilepsy with grand mal seizures on awakening.

Chapter 13 Idiopathic generalized epilepsies. Introduction. Epidemiology. General management of idiopathic generalized epilepsy.

Genetics of idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Clinical syndromes. Conclusion. Chapter 14 Temporal lobe epilepsy. Introduction. Clinical features. Natural history. Functional anatomy of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Idiopathic generalised epilepsies provides a concise, authoritative guide to this category of epilepsies.

Each syndrome of idiopathic generalised epilepsy is detailed in regard to demographic data, clinical manifestations, aetiology, diagnosis, prognosis and management. The book finishes with a.

Nevertheless, this book contains important and significant information on a common category of epilepsy that has and is undergoing rapid change in classification, definition, and understanding of the pathophysiology involved.

European epileptologists have a head start in the clinical parcelation of the idiopathic generalized : Peter D. Williamson.

The idiopathic epilepsies are thought to have a largely genetic basis, and there has been considerable success in identifying causative genes in families with autosomal dominant inheritance of epilepsy. 1 However, these families account for only a small fraction of individuals with epilepsy.

The majority of cases are either sporadic or occur within families with recurrence risks far below that. Purpose: To identify and define clinical and behavioral features of patients with adult-onset idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE).

Methods: We reviewed the charts of IGE patients at the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center over the past 5 years to identify patients with adult onset (18 years old or older). We excluded patients with childhood or adolescent symptoms that suggested absence.

Idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) is a group of epileptic disorders that are believed to have a strong underlying genetic basis. Patients with an IGE subtype are typically otherwise normal and have no structural brain abnormalities.

People also often have a family history of epilepsy and seem to have a genetically predisposed risk of seizures. IGE tends to manifest itself between early. Primary generalized epilepsy (PGE) cannot be attributed to an underlying condition. Whereas many epilepsy seizures can be traced back to a stroke, brain tumor or other disorder, primary generalized epilepsy cannot.

Primary generalized epilepsy is often assumed to be caused by a genetic condition, but that genetic condition is not known. Benbadis SR, Tatum WO, Gieron M. Idiopathic generalized epilepsy and choice of antiepileptic drugs. Neurology ; Benbadis SR. Practical management issues for idiopathic general-ized epilepsies.

Epilepsia ;46 Suppl Berkovic S, Benbadis SR. Childhood absence epilepsy and juvenile absence epilepsy. In: Wyllie E (ed). This activity will focus on idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE), one of the most well-recognized subgroups of the generalized epilepsies.

Idiopathic generalized epilepsy specifically refers to the epilepsy syndromes: juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), juvenile absence epilepsy (JAE), childhood absence epilepsy (CAE), and generalized tonic Author: Matthew McWilliam, Yasir Al Khalili.Book Overview.

Altmetric Badge. Chapter 1 History of Epilepsy Chapter 8 Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies Altmetric Badge.

Chapter 9 Benign Childhood Focal Epilepsy Chapter 24 Psychosocial Aspects, Parental Reactions and Needs in Idiopathic (Self-Limited) Focal Epilepsies Altmetric Badge.The following epilepsy syndromes (arranged approximately by age of onset) are currently considered by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) as being idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGE).