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Epilepsy, Juvenile Myoclonic

By Jose E Cavazos, MD, PhD, FAAN — From medscape.com

— Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is an idiopathic generalized epileptic syndrome characterized by myoclonic jerks, generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCSs), and sometimes absence seizures. JME is relatively common and usually responds well to treatment with appropriate anticonvulsants. However, JME is frequently misdiagnosed until the…

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