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.

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