Doose syndrome

Doose syn·drome

a rare familial type of primary, generalized myoclonic astatic epilepsy characterized by a 2-3- or 4-6-Hz spike and wave complexes in the EEG; the condition usually responds to medication.


H., 20th century German pediatrician and epileptologist.
Doose syndrome - a rare familial type of primary generalized myoclonic astatic epilepsy.
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