Photosensitive epilepsy

What is Photosensitive epilepsy?

A rare reflex epilepsy characterized by seizures and photoparoxysmal responses triggered by flashing or flickering lights, or patterns. Exact nature of the stimulus and seizure type are variable. The disorder mainly presents in childhood and adolescence and can either occur as an isolated condition, or be associated to other epilepsy syndromes.

Age of Onset

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Childhood
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