Hereditary epilepsy syndromes

PMC Callenbach, OF Brouwer

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    Abstract

    This paper reviews the present knowledge on the genetics of the epilepsies. Main clinical features, gene localization and pattern of inheritance of the idiopathic epilepsies, the progressive myoclonus epilepsies, and some other genetic disorders often associated with epilepsy, are described. (C) 1997 Elsevier Science B.V.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)159-171
    Number of pages13
    JournalClinical neurology and neurosurgery
    Volume99
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Aug-1997

    Keywords

    • epilepsy
    • genetics
    • review
    • JUVENILE MYOCLONIC EPILEPSY
    • DENTATORUBRAL-PALLIDOLUYSIAN ATROPHY
    • NEURONAL CEROID-LIPOFUSCINOSIS
    • IDIOPATHIC GENERALIZED EPILEPSY
    • FAMILIAL NEONATAL CONVULSIONS
    • FRONTAL-LOBE EPILEPSY
    • FRAGILE-X CHROMOSOME
    • BATTEN-DISEASE
    • GENETIC-HETEROGENEITY
    • LINKAGE ANALYSIS

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