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.

http://www.isabellasaviary.com

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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The terms "Epilepsy Juvenile Absence" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cortical and subcortical brain alterations in Juvenile Absence Epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Manuela Tondelli, Anna Elisabetta Vaudano, Andrea Ruggieri, Stefano Meletti

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Despite the common assumption that genetic generalized epilepsies are characterized by a macroscopically normal brain on magnetic resonance imaging, subtle structural brain alterations have been detected by advanced neuroimaging techniques in Childhood Absence Epilepsy syndrome. We ...

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2016

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Mixed myoclonic-absence status epilepticus in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Philippe Gélisse, Arielle Crespel

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2015 Mar;17(1):95-6.

 

Myoclonic status epilepticus or mixed absence-myoclonic status is uncommon in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), often precipitated by sleep deprivation, withdrawal of medication, or inadequate antiepileptic drugs (Thomas et al., 2006; Crespel et al., 2013). Such episodes respond ...

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2015

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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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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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Cannabidiol Oral Solution in Pediatric Participants With Treatment-Resistant Childhood Absence Seizures
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Absence Epilepsy

 

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2017

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Longitudinal Early Epilepsy Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Absence Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Absence

 

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2016

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