Seizure - petit mal; Absence seizure; Petit mal seizure
A petit mal seizure is a temporary disturbance of brain function caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain and characterized by abrupt, short-term lack of conscious activity (“absence”) or other abnormal change in behavior.
by Janet G. Derge, M.D.
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