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The aim of this paper is to promote the correct classification of, and provide guidelines on, the diagnosis and management of panayiotopoulos syndrome (ps). an international consortium of established researchers in the field collaborated to produce a consensus document. the resulting document defines ps, characterizes its electro-clinical features, considers its likely pathogenesis, and provides guidance on appropriate management. we conclude that ps is a common idiopathic, benign seizure disorder of childhood, which should be classified as an autonomic epilepsy, rather than an occipital epilepsy.
benign childhood epilepsy
seizure susceptibility syndrome
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1017/S0012162206000508
Published with permission from the copyright holder. This is the institute's copy, as published in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, March 2006, Volume 48, Issue 3, Pages 236-240.
Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0012162206000508
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