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Benign familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Disease definition

Benign familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy is a rare epilepsy characterized by seizures with viscerosensory or experential auras, onset in adolescence or early adulthood and good prognosis. It is defined as at least 24 months of seizure freedom with or without antiepileptic medication.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Benign FMTLE
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: G40.0
  • ICD-11: 8A61.4Y
  • OMIM: 611630  614417  615697
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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