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What is the difference between Epilepsy with Grand Mal Seizures on Awakening and Juveinile Myoclonic Epilepsy?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Different names for: These are different names for Seizures(doctors call it Epilepsy, if the condition is persistent). You should be checked by a neurologist, unless already done.
Answered on Mar 21, 2020

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