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PANAYIOTOPOULOS SYNDROME

GENETICS

PATTERN OF INHERITANCE

There are reports of Panayiotopoulos syndrome or other epilepsy syndromes in siblings and in families, suggesting that there are genetic influences that are likely complex/polygenic.

KNOWN GENES

None known.

FAMILY HISTORY OF SEIZURES/EPILEPSY

There is usually no family history of epilepsy or febrile seizures, however rare cases are reported with family members with epilepsy or febrile seizures.

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