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Benign familial infantile epilepsy

Disease definition

Benign familial infantile epilepsy (BFIE) is a genetic epileptic syndrome characterized by the occurrence of afebrile repeated seizures in healthy infants, between the third and eighth month of life.

ORPHA:306

  • Synonym(s):
    • BFIE
    • BFIS
    • Benign familial infantile convulsions
    • Benign familial infantile seizures
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: G40.3
  • OMIM: 601764  605751  607745  612627  617080
  • UMLS: C0220669
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 856  857
  • MedDRA: -

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