Seizure clusters can be associated with some types of seizure disorders. Here, you can learn about some of these and find resources for more information.
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Epilepsy / Seizure Disorder
Epilepsy is a condition that affects the brain. With epilepsy, people experience recurring seizures. It is also called a seizure disorder. Seizures that occur in epilepsy may be caused by an injury to the brain or by a genetic condition, but the cause is often unknown.
Dravet syndrome is also called Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI). Dravet syndrome describes a rare type of epilepsy that is difficult to treat. Seizures begin before the age of 1 and continue throughout life.
PCDH19 Female Epilepsy
A genetic condition passed down through families and caused by a mutation of the PCDH19 gene on the X chromosome. PCDH19 Female Epilepsy may be associated with severe seizures, cognitive delays, and other symptoms.
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS)
A rare and severe epilepsy syndrome. Seizures typically begin in childhood and can be difficult to treat. People with LGS can experience many different types of seizures.
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS)
A rare, progressive condition that may cause seizures, glaucoma, and developmental delay.