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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 49-51

Benign familial neonatal convulsions: A family with a rare disorder


1 Department of Neurology, Government Medical College, Rajindera Hospital, Patiala - 147 001, Punjab State, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Rajindera Hospital, Patiala - 147 001, Punjab State, India

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Rajnish Raj
34, Phulkian Enclave, Near Mini Secretariat, Patiala, Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.40227

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The authors report a family from Punjab (India) with 10 members having benign familial neonatal convulsions (also known as benign familial neonatal seizures) in two generations. This disorder is quite rare. The clinical presentation of index case along with the findings of computed tomography of the brain and electroencephalograph is described. Important features of all the family members along with a brief review of the literature are also given.


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