Epilepsy Juvenile Absence

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Epilepsy Juvenile Absence

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Isabella's Aviary Alliance, LLC

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Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Epilepsy Juvenile Absence" for support, advocacy or research.

Isabella's Aviary Alliance, LLC

Isabella’s Aviary Alliance, LLC actively demonstrates, through Isabella’s passionate and loving care in breeding and raising baby parrots for other special needs children, the possibility for two hearts—bird and child—coming together and connecting in a way which infinitely brightens the lives of both.

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Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Epilepsy Juvenile Absence" returned 4 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Long-term seizure outcome in patients with juvenile absence epilepsy; a retrospective study in a tertiary referral center.
 

Author(s): Pavlína Danhofer, Milan Brázdil, Hana Ošlejšková, Robert Kuba

Journal: Seizure. 2014 Jun;23(6):443-7.

 

The study aim was to evaluate pharmacotherapy effects and long-term seizure outcomes in patients with juvenile absence epilepsy (JAE) during a five-year follow-up period. The secondary aim was to identify factors from patient history and determine their influence on seizure control.

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2014

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An association analysis at 2q36 reveals a new candidate susceptibility gene for juvenile absence epilepsy and/or absence seizures associated with generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
 

Author(s): Ozlem Yalçin, Betül Baykan, Kadriye Ağan, Zuhal Yapici, Destina Yalçin, Gülşen Dizdarer, Dilşad Türkdoğan, Ciğdem Ozkara, Aycan Unalp, Derya Uludüz, Günay Gül, Demet Kuşcu, Semih Ayta, Kemal Tutkavul, Sinan Comu, Burak Tatli, Cihan Meral, Nerses Bebek, Server Hande Cağlayan

Journal: Epilepsia. 2011 May;52(5):975-83.

 

To further evaluate the previously shown linkage of absence epilepsy (AE) to 2q36, both in human and WAG/Rij absence rat models, a 160-kb region at 2q36 containing eight genes with expressions in the brain was targeted in a case-control association study involving 205 Turkish patients ...

Last Updated: 12 May 2011

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Long term prognosis of juvenile absence epilepsy.
 

Author(s): M Aiguabella Macau, M Falip Centellas, M Veciana de Las Heras, M A Climent Perín, J Miró Lladó, I Moreno Gómez, E Elices Palomar

Journal: Neurologia. 2011 May;26(4):193-9.

 

Juvenile absence epilepsy (JAE) is a generalized form of epilepsy, characterized by absence seizures (AS) initiated in adolescence, with a typical EEG showing generalized spike-wave discharges. Apart from absences, other seizure types may be observed such as myoclonia and generalized ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2011

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The terms "Epilepsy Juvenile Absence" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Transition issues for benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes, nonlesional focal epilepsy in otherwise normal children, childhood absence epilepsy, and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Carol S Camfield, Anne Berg, Ulrich Stephani, Elaine C Wirrell

Journal: Epilepsia. 2014 Aug;55 Suppl 3():16-20.

 

This chapter covers the syndromes of benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS), nonlesional focal epilepsy in otherwise normal children (NLFN), and the genetic generalized epilepsies. BECTS is an epilepsy syndrome that always enters terminal remission before the general age ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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Search for Genes Influencing Childhood Absence Epilepsy (CAE) Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Absence Epilepsy; Epilepsy; Seizures

 

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2012

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