Childhood related epilepsy disorder : the example of Panayiotopoulos syndrome

khadija khadija saghir


Panayiotopoulos syndrome (PS) is a well- described focal epilepsy syndrome, characterized by having focal autonomic seizures, often prolonged. the electrorencephalogram (EEG) shows focal occipital high-amplitude sleep activated spikes. It emerges in mid-childhood, usually between the age of 3 and 10 years, both boys and girls can develop PS.The prognosis of PS is very good,children with PS usually have normal physical and cognitive development. chances for remission are very high


Panayiotopoulos syndrome;Autonomic seizures; idiopathic childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut: rolandic epilepsy

ISSN Print : 2550-4215