The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 73, Issue 2, pp 151–152 | Cite as

Epilepsy with myoclonic absences

  • Talib Y. Surve
  • Gaurav Mittal
  • Sandhya S. Khadse
  • Sushma A. Khanna
Clinical Brief


Epilepsy with myoclonic absences is a rare seizure disorder with intellectual impairment and resistance to conventional anti-convulsants. It is essential to diagnose epilepsy with myoclonic absences earlier for a better outcome. The authors present a case report to highlight this fact.

Key words

Epilepsy with myoclonic absences Lamotrigine 


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Talib Y. Surve
    • 1
  • Gaurav Mittal
    • 1
  • Sandhya S. Khadse
    • 1
  • Sushma A. Khanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsGrant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospital, BycullaMumbaiIndia

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