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Non-motor seizure

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Non-motor epileptic seizure; Nonmotor seizure
SNOMED CT: Non-motor seizure (1208961006); Non-motor epileptic seizure (1208961006); Nonmotor seizure (1208961006)
HPO: HP:0033259


A seizure with clinical manifestation but without motor signs (other than possible behavior arrest) as its initial clinical manifestation. The electrographic onset may be generalized, focal, or unknown. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVNon-motor seizure

Professional guidelines


Zeng Q, Xia X, Jiang L, Chen J, Liu Y, Hu Y
J Neurol 2024 Jul;271(7):4566-4576. Epub 2024 May 8 doi: 10.1007/s00415-024-12416-y. PMID: 38717610
Caraballo RH, Reyes Valenzuela G, Fortini S, Espeche A, Gamboni B, Silva W, Semprino M, Fasulo L, Chacón S, Gallo A, Galicchio S, Cachia P
Epilepsy Behav 2023 Jun;143:109245. Epub 2023 May 12 doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2023.109245. PMID: 37182500
Llauradó A, Campos D, Quintana M, Ballvé A, Fonseca E, Abraira L, Giffreu A, Toledo M, Santamarina E
Epilepsy Res 2022 Sep;185:106988. Epub 2022 Jul 19 doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2022.106988. PMID: 35907324

Recent clinical studies


Basili LM, Morano A, Fattouch J, Fanella M, Albini M, Avorio F, Cerulli Irelli E, Manfredi M, Urani C, Strano S, Giallonardo AT, Di Bonaventura C
Epileptic Disord 2019 Jun 1;21(3):295-301. doi: 10.1684/epd.2019.1070. PMID: 31225804


Ghosh R, Dubey S, Roy D, Mandal A, Naga D, Benito-León J
Diabetes Metab Syndr 2021 May-Jun;15(3):1023-1024. Epub 2021 May 8 doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2021.05.003. PMID: 34000712Free PMC Article

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