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History of Neurology: Seminal Citations
September 2001

Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

Author Affiliations

From the Centre Saint Paul, Marseille, France (Dr Genton); and Department of Neurophysiology and Epileptology, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, Montpellier, France (Dr Gelisse).

 

CHRISTOPHER G.GOETZMD

Arch Neurol. 2001;58(9):1487-1490. doi:10.1001/archneur.58.9.1487

As one of the most common types of idiopathic epilepsies, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) has been the subject of intensive research, which culminated in a comprehensive monograph,1 published in honor of Prof Dieter Janz, after whom the condition is often named. This condition was finally established as an epileptic syndrome in 1989,2 with the following definition:

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