Generalized Paroxysmal Fast Activity In Idiopathic Epilepsies With Typical Absence Seizures: An Unusual Electroencephalographic Finding

Matur Z., BEBEK N., Aydin-Ozemir Z., BAYKAL B., Gurses C., Gokyigit A.

EPILEPSI, vol.12, no.2, pp.69-77, 2006 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.69-77
  • Keywords: Electroencephalography, epilepsy, absence
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Objectives: Generalized paroxysmal fast activity (GPFA) is a rare electroencephalographic (EEG) finding and generally appears in symptomatic epilepsies. In this study the presence of GPFA was investigated in adult idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) patients with typical absence seizures.