Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy 2019; 08(04): 103-108
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1700946
Review Article
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Reflex Photosensitive Epilepsy

1  Department of Pediatrics, Section of Child Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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Funding None.
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Publication History

27 December 2018

01 May 2019

Publication Date:
14 January 2020 (online)


Reflex seizure provoked by light or pattern stimulation are an interesting and, at times, difficult to treat entity. Such seizures occur in patients with a variety of well-described epileptic syndromes, although in most spontaneous seizures are also described. This paper attempts to describe epileptic syndromes with primarily light or pattern provoked seizures.