Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy Syndromes - (ILAE: 2022)

Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy (IGE) accounts for 5%-20% of people with epilepsy. The four ways to distinguish the IGE syndromes - childhood absence, juvenile absence, juvenile myoclonic, generalized tonic-clonic seizures alone. Conclusion that recognition of the IGEs is important for clinical care, as it informs diagnosis, prevents unnecessary investigation, allows optimal selection of ASMs, and provides prognostic guidance.

MAT-IN-2202891_11/2022