In 4/5 cases, inheritance could be traced in the family. In 3/4 families, additional family members were affected by IGE. Segregation was incomplete as previously observed in other microdeletions, which is in line with the behavior of rare genetic variants in families.

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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