juvenile absence epilepsy
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Related to juvenile absence epilepsy: juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, Janz syndrome, Childhood absence epilepsy
ju·ve·nile ab·sence ep·i·lep·sy
a generalized epilepsy syndrome with onset around puberty, characterized by absence seizures and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. EEG often shows a greater than 3 Hz generalized spike wave pattern.