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Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with febrile seizures

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, familial partial epilepsy disease characterized by simple partial seizures, complex partial seizures and/or secondarily generalized seizures, originating from the inner aspect of the temporal lobe, associated with an antecedant history of febrile seizures, ocurring in various members of a family. Hippocampal abnormalities (e.g. hippocampal sclerosis) may also be associated.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Infancy
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 614418
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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