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Generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures-plus context

Orpha number ORPHA36387
Synonym(s) GEFS+
Prevalence Unknown
  • Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Childhood
  • G40.3
MeSH -
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Generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus (GEFS+) describes a familial partial epilepsy syndrome in which at least 2 family members display a seizure disorder from a spectrum that ranges from febrile seizures (FS) to the more severe phenotype of myoclonic-astatic epilepsy (MAE) or Dravet syndrome (see these terms).

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Clinical genetics review
  • EN (2011)
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