Family history of some of the patients with Eyelid Myoclonia with Absences (EMA). In the families of patients with EMA, there is a surprising abundance of phenotypes consistent with the GEFS+ spectrum (Genetic Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus).

Ingo Helbig

Child Neurology Fellow and epilepsy genetics researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), USA and Department of Neuropediatrics, Kiel, Germany

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