Non epileptic paroxysmal events and the epileptic conditions that they imitate NEPE Imitating epileptic condition Syncope Generalized tonic-clonic seizure, focal seizures, abscence seizures, drop attacks, myoclonic
seizures Breath-holding spell Tonic spasms Sandifer syndrome Tonic spasms, infantile spasm Sleep disorders Frontal lobe seizures, rolandic seizure Benign sleep myoclonus Myoclonic
seizure, focal seizures Pseudo-crises Status epilepticus, non-convulsive status, tonic clonic seizures, abscence seizures, focal seizures Migraine Occipital lobe seizures, temporal lob seizures Nepe: Non epileptic paroxysmal events
Taken together, the patient was diagnosed as a case of FLE with initial myoclonic
epilepsy rather than late-onset JME, while the possibility of the coexistence of the two diseases was not considered.
Antinuclear Antibodies in juvenile Myoclonic
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Dravet Syndrome (Severe Myoclonic
Epilepsy of Infancy)
The essential oil at doses of 50, 100, 200, and 400 mg/kg significantly increased the onset time to myoclonic
seizure by 124, 282.
The positive yield of EEG was shown to be more in absence (100%), myoclonic
(100%) and partial seizures (26 of 35 cases, 74.
She displayed abnormal movements in the form of tremors and myoclonic
jerks involving the upper limbs.
Bernadene and PJ Byrne's daughter Ali, from Graiguecullen, Co Carlow, has progressive myoclonic
epilepsy (JME) is a common idiopathic generalized epilepsy syndrome with the prevalence of 6 to 12% among all patients with epilepsy based on hospital and clinical records [1, 2].
Tonic-clonic (grand mal), myoclonic
(sudden muscle jerks) and other types of seizures may also occur.
Patients with juvenile myoclonic
epilepsy tend to have similar or better quality of life scores in adulthood in comparison with patients with absence epilepsy except when there are comorbid psychiatric conditions, according to findings from a case-control study.
Methods: In this descriptive case series study 60 patients of Juvenile myoclonic
epilepsy (JME) were included.