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Typical absence seizures

MedGen UID:
451384
Concept ID:
CN116878
Finding
 

Definition

Typical absences are brief for seconds generalized epileptic seizures of abrupt onset and abrupt termination with impairment of consciousness. [from HPO]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Aydin-Özemir Z, Matur Z, Bebek N, Gürses C, Gökyiğit A, Baykan B
Seizure 2014 Sep;23(8):607-15. Epub 2014 May 15 doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2014.04.017. PMID: 24908140
Grosso S, Galimberti D, Gobbi G, Farnetani M, Di Bartolo RM, Morgese G, Balestri P
Epilepsy Res 2005 Aug-Sep;66(1-3):13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2005.06.006. PMID: 16115749
Baykan B, Matur Z, Gürses C, Aykutlu E, Gökyiğit A
Epilepsia 2005 Jan;46(1):159-63. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2005.67303.x. PMID: 15660784
Coppola G, Auricchio G, Federico R, Carotenuto M, Pascotto A
Epilepsia 2004 Sep;45(9):1049-53. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2004.40903.x. PMID: 15329068
Guilhoto LM, Manreza ML, Yacubian EM
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2003 Sep;61(3A):580-7. Epub 2003 Sep 16 PMID: 14513161

Diagnosis

Yasumoto S, Shimizu M, Sato K, Kurata A, Numachi Y
Brain Dev 2016 Apr;38(4):407-13. Epub 2015 Oct 27 doi: 10.1016/j.braindev.2015.10.007. PMID: 26518979
Holmes GL, Frank LM, Sheth RD, Philbrook B, Wooten JD, Vuong A, Kerls S, Hammer AE, Messenheimer J
Epilepsy Res 2008 Dec;82(2-3):124-32. Epub 2008 Sep 7 doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2008.07.016. PMID: 18778916Free PMC Article
Grosso S, Galimberti D, Gobbi G, Farnetani M, Di Bartolo RM, Morgese G, Balestri P
Epilepsy Res 2005 Aug-Sep;66(1-3):13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2005.06.006. PMID: 16115749
Baykan B, Matur Z, Gürses C, Aykutlu E, Gökyiğit A
Epilepsia 2005 Jan;46(1):159-63. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2005.67303.x. PMID: 15660784
Coppola G, Auricchio G, Federico R, Carotenuto M, Pascotto A
Epilepsia 2004 Sep;45(9):1049-53. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2004.40903.x. PMID: 15329068

Therapy

Yasumoto S, Shimizu M, Sato K, Kurata A, Numachi Y
Brain Dev 2016 Apr;38(4):407-13. Epub 2015 Oct 27 doi: 10.1016/j.braindev.2015.10.007. PMID: 26518979
Holmes GL, Frank LM, Sheth RD, Philbrook B, Wooten JD, Vuong A, Kerls S, Hammer AE, Messenheimer J
Epilepsy Res 2008 Dec;82(2-3):124-32. Epub 2008 Sep 7 doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2008.07.016. PMID: 18778916Free PMC Article
Grosso S, Galimberti D, Gobbi G, Farnetani M, Di Bartolo RM, Morgese G, Balestri P
Epilepsy Res 2005 Aug-Sep;66(1-3):13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2005.06.006. PMID: 16115749
Posner EB, Mohamed K, Marson AG
Seizure 2005 Mar;14(2):117-22. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2004.12.003. PMID: 15694565
Coppola G, Auricchio G, Federico R, Carotenuto M, Pascotto A
Epilepsia 2004 Sep;45(9):1049-53. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2004.40903.x. PMID: 15329068

Prognosis

Aydin-Özemir Z, Matur Z, Bebek N, Gürses C, Gökyiğit A, Baykan B
Seizure 2014 Sep;23(8):607-15. Epub 2014 May 15 doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2014.04.017. PMID: 24908140
Grosso S, Galimberti D, Gobbi G, Farnetani M, Di Bartolo RM, Morgese G, Balestri P
Epilepsy Res 2005 Aug-Sep;66(1-3):13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2005.06.006. PMID: 16115749
Baykan B, Matur Z, Gürses C, Aykutlu E, Gökyiğit A
Epilepsia 2005 Jan;46(1):159-63. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2005.67303.x. PMID: 15660784
Coppola G, Auricchio G, Federico R, Carotenuto M, Pascotto A
Epilepsia 2004 Sep;45(9):1049-53. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2004.40903.x. PMID: 15329068
Guilhoto LM, Manreza ML, Yacubian EM
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2003 Sep;61(3A):580-7. Epub 2003 Sep 16 PMID: 14513161

Clinical prediction guides

Holmes GL, Frank LM, Sheth RD, Philbrook B, Wooten JD, Vuong A, Kerls S, Hammer AE, Messenheimer J
Epilepsy Res 2008 Dec;82(2-3):124-32. Epub 2008 Sep 7 doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2008.07.016. PMID: 18778916Free PMC Article
Grosso S, Galimberti D, Gobbi G, Farnetani M, Di Bartolo RM, Morgese G, Balestri P
Epilepsy Res 2005 Aug-Sep;66(1-3):13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2005.06.006. PMID: 16115749
Baykan B, Matur Z, Gürses C, Aykutlu E, Gökyiğit A
Epilepsia 2005 Jan;46(1):159-63. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2005.67303.x. PMID: 15660784
Coppola G, Auricchio G, Federico R, Carotenuto M, Pascotto A
Epilepsia 2004 Sep;45(9):1049-53. doi: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2004.40903.x. PMID: 15329068
Windemuth C, Schulz H, Saar K, Gennaro E, Bianchi A, Zara F, Bulteau C, Kaminska A, Ville D, Cieuta C, Nabbout-Tarantino R, Prud'homme JF, Dulac O, Bate L, Gardiner RM, Lindhout D, Wienker TF, Janz D, Sander T; European Consortium on the Genetics of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy.
Epilepsy Res 2002 Sep;51(1-2):23-9. PMID: 12350381

Recent systematic reviews

Verrotti A, Matricardi S, Rinaldi VE, Prezioso G, Coppola G
J Neurol Sci 2015 Dec 15;359(1-2):59-66. Epub 2015 Oct 23 doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2015.10.035. PMID: 26671087
Posner E
BMJ Clin Evid 2013 Dec 18;2013 PMID: 24351614Free PMC Article
Posner E
BMJ Clin Evid 2008 Jan 10;2008 PMID: 19450342Free PMC Article
Nadler B, Shevell MI
Can J Neurol Sci 2008 Jul;35(3):297-300. PMID: 18714796
Posner EB, Mohamed K, Marson AG
Seizure 2005 Mar;14(2):117-22. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2004.12.003. PMID: 15694565

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