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PHOTOSENSITIVE OCCIPITAL LOBE EPILEPSY

GENETICS

PATTERN OF INHERITANCE

Familial cases support inheritance patterns that may be Mendelian or complex/polygenic.

KNOWN GENES

GRIN2A has been considered as a candidate gene.

FAMILY HISTORY OF SEIZURES/EPILEPSY

Literature reports index cases with family members with photosensitive occipital lobe epilepsy, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy or childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.

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