Focal Seizures with Affective Symptoms are a Major Feature of PCDH19 Gene-Related Epilepsy.

Published December 8, 2015 in Epilepsia

Most patients with PCDH19 mutations exhibit a distinctive electroclinical pattern of focal seizures with affective symptoms, suggesting an epileptogenic dysfunction involving the frontotemporal limbic system. Awareness of this distinctive phenotype will likely enhance recognition of this disorder.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22946748

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