Our study shows that GLUT1 defects are a rare cause of classic IGE. SLC2A1 screening should be considered in IGE featuring absence epilepsies with onset from early childhood to adult life, because this diagnosis may have important implications for treatment and genetic counseling.
Muscular and Neurodegenerative Diseases Unit, G. Gaslini Institute, University of Genova, Genova, Italy.
Neurology. 2012 Feb;78(8):557-62
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