ABSTRACT – Absence Seizure is losing awareness for a short period of time. It occurs due to quick abnormal...
Absence Seizure is losing awareness for a short period of time. It occurs due to quick abnormal electrical activity in both the sides of brain at the same time. It is more found in children than adults. Patient with this disorder stares with a blank look, also known as petit mal seizures. It is misinterpreted as daydreaming or inattention. It might cause true convulsions in which a person collapses and gets hyper.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Primary symptom is staring blank into the space
Sudden halt while doing activity
Abnormal gestures or slow movements in hands
No memory of incidents happened
Decline in child’s learning ability