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EPILEPSY WITH EYELID MYOCLONIAS

GENETICS

PATTERN OF INHERITANCE

Complex/polygenic inheritance.

KNOWN GENES

There are no known genes, however this syndrome likely has shared genetic etiologies with other genetic/idiopathic generalized epilepsies.

FAMILY HISTORY OF SEIZURES/EPILEPSY

A family history of seizures or epilepsy is common (seen in 40-80%).

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