Benign neonatal seizures

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Benign neonatal seizures include two disorders: benign idiopathic neonatal seizures and benign familial neonatal seizures.[1] They are not classified as epilepsy.[2] Anticonvulsants are not needed.[1] And those affected do not develop epilepsy when they grow up.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Jerome Engel; Timothy A. Pedley; Jean Aicardi, eds. (2008). Epilepsy: A Comprehensive Textbook, Volume 3. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 2287. ISBN 9780781757775.
  2. ^ National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (January 2012). "9". The Epilepsies: The diagnosis and management of the epilepsies in adults and children in primary and secondary care (PDF). National Clinical Guideline Centre. pp. 119–129.