"Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsies" provides a concise, authoritative guide to this category of epilepsies. Each syndrome of idiopathic generalised epilepsy is detailed in regard to demographic data, clinical manifestations, aetiology, diagnosis, prognosis and management. The book finishes with a chapter on AED treatment for idiopathic generalised epilepsies. C. P. Panayiotopoulos is an internationally renowned leader and expert in the diagnosis, treatment and management of epilepsy. This pocket-sized reference work will be a valuable resource for all those involved in the care of patients with epileptic seizures.
C. P. Panayiotopoulos is an internationally renowned leader and expert in the diagnosis, treatment and management of epilepsy. C. P. Panayiotopoulos is currently practising as Locum Consultant Neurologist on epilepsies at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and remains Consultant emeritus at St. Thomas' Hospital, London where he has served over the last 20 years as a Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsies.
Introduction.- Syndromes of IGE recognised by the ILAE.- Epilepsy with myoclonic-astatic seizures.- Childhood absence epilepsy.- Epilepsy with myoclonic absences.- Juvenile absence epilepsy.- Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.- Epilepsy with GTCSs only.- Other probable syndromes of IGE to consider.- IGE with absences of early childhood.- Perioral myoclonia with absences.- IGE with phantom absences.- Autosomal dominant cortical tremor, myoclonus and epilepsy.- AED treatment of IGEs.
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