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Can absence seizures cause add?

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Dr. Eric Farbman
Neurology

In brief: Very unlikely

Not that i'm aware of, but they could be misdiagnosed as attention deficit disorder. During an absence seizure, the child looks as though he/she is zoning out and may be thought to not paying attention, and this could be misdiagnosed.

In brief: Very unlikely

Not that i'm aware of, but they could be misdiagnosed as attention deficit disorder. During an absence seizure, the child looks as though he/she is zoning out and may be thought to not paying attention, and this could be misdiagnosed.
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