Seizure Disorder, Petit Mal

Seizure Disorder, Petit Mal

A seizure is caused by abnormal signals in the brain. One type of generalized seizure is the petit mal or absence seizure. A person having this type of seizure has only brief breaks of consciousness which may not be noticed. This video explains how a petit mal seizure occurs and what treatments are available.

 

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