Pitfalls in the diagnosis of Jeavons syndrome: a study of 32 cases and review of the literature

Reyhani A., ÖZKARA Ç.

EPILEPTIC DISORDERS, vol.22, no.3, pp.281-290, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1684/epd.2020.1162
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-290
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Aims. Jeavons syndrome (JS) is mainly characterized by eyelid myoclonia with or without absences. It is thought to be underdiagnosed rather than have a rare prevalence. We aimed to investigate the electroclinical features of JS to determine possible factors influencing the diagnosis.