The age of onset 5-8-10 years.
Seizures - simple (typical and atypical) absences, usually serial and can be extremely frequent - and more up to 50 a day. Begin suddenly, without warning, a short-term shutdown of consciousness and also suddenly end. After the seizure no trace of mental disorders, patients continue what I have started. Simple absence seizures occur in about a quarter of cases, the last seconds with the so-called "blank stare", often directed upwards.
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