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Benign (non-familial) neonatal seizures versus Benign familial neonatal seizures

Benign (non-familial) neonatal seizures versus Benign familial neonatal seizures

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Benign (non-familial) neonatal seizures   Benign familial neonatal seizures
Main seizures mostly clonic tonic-clonic
Onset Fifth day of life Second or third day of life
Duration of seizures Status epilepticus (median 20 hours) Repetitive isolated seizures
Main causes unknown,probably environmental Autosomal dominant
Subsequent seizures Practically nil(0.5%) Relatively high (11%)
Psychomotor deficits Minor Practically non-existent
Ictal EEG Usually localised spikes Usually generalised flattening
Inter-ictal EEG Usually theta pointu alternant Normal or focal abnormalities

From A Clinical Guide to Epileptic Syndromes and their Treatment by C. P. Panayiotopoulos

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