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Seizure Onset Age


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Is there a set age in people with CdLS when seizures begin?

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Although seizures usually occur in early childhood, the onset may be at any time in childhood. Onset later in adolescence or early adulthood is unusual, but may occur

LJ/ TK 7-13-10

SEE ALSO:Seizure Auras, 
Seizure Medication, 
Seizure Effects, 
Seizures

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