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Disease Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal

Name Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal
Synonyms Benign Familial Infantile Convulsions | Benign Familial Infantile Convulsions Syndrome | Benign Familial Neonatal Convulsions | Benign Familial Neonatal Epilepsy | Benign Familial Neonatal Infantile Seizures | Benign Familial Neonatal-Infantile Seizures | Benign Infantile Familial Convulsions | Benign Neonatal Convulsion | Benign Neonatal Convulsions | Benign Neonatal Epilepsies | Benign Neonatal Epilepsy | Benign Neonatal Epilepsy, Nonfamilial | Benign Neonatal-Infantile Epilepsies | Benign Neonatal-Infantile Epilepsy | Benign Neonatal Non Familial Convulsions | Benign Neonatal Non-Familial Convulsions | Benign Neonatal Nonfamilial Epilepsy | Benign Non Familial Neonatal Convulsions | Benign Non-Familial Neonatal Convulsions | BFIC1 | BFIS1 | Convulsion, Benign Neonatal | Convulsions, Benign Familial Infantile, 1 | Convulsions, Benign Familial Infantile, 3 | Convulsions Benign Familial Neonatal | Convulsions, Benign Neonatal | Convulsions, Benign Neonatal, Familial | Convulsions, Benign Neonatal, Non-Familial | Epilepsies, Benign Neonatal | Epilepsies, Benign Neonatal-Infantile | Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, Familial | Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal Infantile | Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal-Infantile | Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, Nonfamilial | Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, Non-Familial | Familial Benign Neonatal Convulsions | Familial Benign Neonatal Epilepsy | Neonatal Convulsion, Benign | Neonatal Convulsions, Benign | Neonatal Epilepsies, Benign | Neonatal Epilepsy, Benign | Neonatal-Infantile Epilepsies, Benign | Neonatal-Infantile Epilepsy, Benign | Non Familial Benign Neonatal Convulsions | Non-Familial Benign Neonatal Convulsions | Non Familial Benign Neonatal Epilepsy | Non-Familial Benign Neonatal Epilepsy | Seizures, Benign Familial Infantile, 1 | Seizures, Benign Familial Infantile, 3 | Seizures, Benign Familial Neonatal Infantile | Seizures, Benign Familial Neonatal-Infantile
Definition A condition marked by recurrent seizures that occur during the first 4-6 weeks of life despite an otherwise benign neonatal course. Autosomal dominant familial and sporadic forms have been identified. Seizures generally consist of brief episodes of tonic posturing and other movements, apnea, eye deviations, and blood pressure fluctuations. These tend to remit after the 6th week of life. The risk of developing epilepsy at an older age is moderately increased in the familial form of this disorder. (Neurologia 1996 Feb;11(2):51-5)
Categories Infant-newborn disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020936
OMIM® ID 601764
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Epilepsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infant, Newborn, Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Convulsions, Benign Familial Infantile, 4
  Convulsions, Benign Familial Neonatal, 1, And-Or Myokymia
  Convulsions, Benign Familial Neonatal, 1, Atypical Severe
  Convulsions benign familial neonatal dominant form
  Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, 1
  Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, 1, Atypical Severe
  Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, 3 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Epilepsy, Benign Neonatal, Autosomal Recessive
  Infantile convulsions and paroxysmal choreoathetosis, familial
  Myokymia with neonatal epilepsy
  SEIZURES, BENIGN FAMILIAL INFANTILE, 2
  SEIZURES, BENIGN FAMILIAL NEONATAL, 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  SEIZURES, BENIGN FAMILIAL NEONATAL, 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes