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ABSENCE WITH EYELID MYOCLONIA

Background/Interictal/Activation

Please refer to specific syndrome in which this seizure type occurs.

Ictal

High amplitude generalized spike-and-wave and polyspike-and-wave at a frequency of 3-6Hz, triggered by eye closure and intermittent photic stimulation.

CAUTION Slow spike-and-wave (<2.5Hz) is not seen.

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