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International Classification of Epileptic Syndromes

1. Localization Related Epilepsies and Epileptic Syndromes

    1.1 Idiopathic

            1.1.1 Benign Rolandic Epilepsy

            1.1.2 Benign Occipital Epilepsy

            1.1.3 Primary Reading Epilepsy

    1.2 Symptomatic

            1.2.1 Epilepsia Partialis Continua (Kojewnikow)

            1.2.2 Specific mode of provocation

            1.2.3 Other

    1.3 Cryptogenic

2. Generalized Epilpesies and Epileptic Syndromes

    2.1 Idiopathic

            2.1.1 Benign Familial Neonatal Convulsions

            2.1.2 Benign Neonatal Convulsions

            2.1.3 Benign Myoclonic Epilepsy of the Newborn

            2.1.4 Childhood Absence Epilepsy

            2.1.5 Juvenile Absence Epilepsy

            2.1.6 Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

            2.1.7 Other including Photosensitive epilepsies

    2.2 Cryptogenic

            2.2.1 West Syndrome (Infantile Spasms)

            2.2.2 Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

            2.2.3 Myoclonic Absences

    2.3 Symptomatic

            2.3.1 Without Specific Etiology: Early Myoclonic Encephalopathy and Early Epileptic Encephalopathy

            2.3.2. Specific Syndromes

3. Epilepsies Undetermined weither Localization-Related or Generalized

   3.1 With both types of seizures

            3.1.1 Neonatal Seizures

            3.1.2 Severe Infantile Myoclonic Epilepsy

            3.1.3 Epilepsy with continuous Spikes Waves of Slow Sleep

            3.1.4 Acquired Epileptic Aphasia

            3.1.5 Other

    3.2 Without defined characteristics (e.g. purely nocturnal seizures)

4. Special Syndromes

    4.1 In relation with a situation

            4.1.1 Febrile Seizures

            4.1.2 Seizures in the context of an acute metabolic imbalance

     4.2 Isolated Seizures or Isolated Status Epilepticus