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Do petit mal seizures lower a child's i.Q.?

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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: If untreated

Untreated petit mal will impair learning due to priods of non responsiveness.

In brief: If untreated

Untreated petit mal will impair learning due to priods of non responsiveness.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Circumstances

An apparent lowering of IQ may appear if a child has so many seizures during the day and during testing that they interfere with processing information.
If they are brought under control, and effect on IQ should be relieved.

In brief: Circumstances

An apparent lowering of IQ may appear if a child has so many seizures during the day and during testing that they interfere with processing information.
If they are brought under control, and effect on IQ should be relieved.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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