Proposed Classification and Definition of Epilepsy Syndromes
The Nosology and Definitions Task Force is proposing four ILAE position papers on syndrome definitions at various ages. In addition, a fifth paper is included, that outlines the Methodology for this work, but is not a position paper. These papers summarize diagnostic electroclinical criteria as well as provide information about expected results of other investigations (imaging, genetics), frequent co-morbidities and natural history.
These papers are now posted for public comment through June 15. Please select a position paper below to read and comment:
Paolo Tinuper and Elaine Wirrell
Co-Chairs, Nosology and Definitions Task Force
5 May 2021
I think the definition of epilepsy syndrome need rearrangement as:
Characteristic cluster of clinical neurological features with specific EEG pattern,which present at certain age,supported by specific etiological finding ,carries prognostic and treatment implications and have a range of specific co-morbidity.
(Any signs and symptoms that may occur in epilepsy syndrome belong to underlying neurological pathology).
With my best wishes
Rafid Abdulkadhim Atshan Alneghimsh
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