Absence Seizure (Petit Mal Seizure)

About- Absence seizure also known as petit mal seizure is a medical condition most common in children, characterized by brief sudden lapses of consciousness.

Symptoms-
Chewing motions
Finger rubbing
Fluttering eyelids
Leaning forward or backward
Lip-smacking
Staring off into space
Stopping speech suddenly
Sudden hand movements
A sudden stop in motion without a specific reason 

Causes-

Genetic predisposition
Abnormal electrical impulses from nerve cells (neurons) in the brain 

Specialists to visit-

Neurologist
Pediatrician
Pediatric Neurologist
 

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.epilepsy.com
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org
https://www.healthline.com

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