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Benign epileptic syndromes of childhood
Dr Rajeeva Singh, Dr Manish Prasad
Foundation Years Journal, volume 8, issue 8, p.6 (123Doc Education, London, September 2014)
Benign epilepsies refer to a group of epilepsies in which remission and lack of significant neurologic sequelae is expected in the majority of patients. These disorders are idiopathic, occur in otherwise healthy children, and usually have strong genetic links. They include generalized and focal onset epilepsies. In this article we have presented the childhood benign epilepsies according to the age of onset, starting from the neonatal period.
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Dr Rajeeva Singh (Corresponding author)
Dewsbury & District Hospital, Dewsbury, UK, WF13 4HS
Dr Manish Prasad
Mid Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust
Pinderfields Hospital, Aberford Road
Wakefield, WF1 4DG
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Sheffield Childrens Hospital
Western Bank, S10 2TH
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