A 50-year-old member asked:
What are absence and petit mal seizures?
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Petit mal Sz.: Petit mal seizure is an old term for absence seizure. There is interruption of consciousness where the person becomes unresponsive for up to half a minute, sometimes with slight muscle twitching.
Answered on Jul 29, 2019
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