Myoclonic-astatic epilepsy

What is Myoclonic-astatic epilepsy?

A rare epilepsy syndrome of childhood characterized by the occurrence of multiple different seizure types including myoclonic-astatic, generalized tonic-clonic and absence seizures, usually in previously healthy children.

Other condition names

  • Doose syndrome
  • EMAS
  • Epilepsy with myoclonic-astatic seizures
  • Epilepsy with myoclonic-atonic seizures
  • MAE
  • Myoclonic atonic epilepsy
  • Myoclonic-astatic epilepsy in early childhood

Inheritance type


Age of Onset

  • Childhood
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