Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy

Description

Benign familial infantile epilepsy (BFIE) is a genetic epileptic syndrome characterized by the occurrence of afebrile repeated seizures in healthy infants, between the third and eighth month of life.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy

  • Seizures
  • Muscular hypotonia
  • Fatigue
  • Hypertonia
  • Myoclonus
  • Deeply set eye
  • Abnormality of the eye
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abnormality of movement
  • Dyskinesia

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Incidence and onset information

— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy Is also known as bfis, benign familial infantile seizures, bfie, benign familial infantile convulsions.

Researches and researchers

Doctors, researchs, and experts related to Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy extracted from public data.

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Current Researchs and researchers

  • LYON — Pr Alain CALENDER

    Responsible for diagnostic tests - Investigator of research project - Manager of registry - Coordinator of research network - Director of laboratory

    • Institution/s:
      — CHU de Lyon HCL - GH Edouard Herriot
    • Research area/topic::

      Research group on epilepsies


  • NAPOLI — Pr Maurizio TAGLIALATELA

    Investigator of research project

    • Institution/s:
      — Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria "Federico II"
    • Research area/topic::

      Genotype-phenotype correlations, novel pathogenetic mechanisms, and pilot clinical studies in neonatal epilepsies associated to mutations in the KCNQ2/3 potassium channel genes



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Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Generalized, Absence, Focal,Febrile and Myoclonic Epilepsies.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN3A, SCN5A, SCN9A, ST3GAL5, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC6A8, SUCLA2, SYNJ1, SLC4A10, CACNA1A, CACNA1H, CACNB4, PCDH19, SLC25A19, CASR , (...)

View the complete list with 64 more genes
Specificity
5 %
Genes
80 %
Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN3A, SCN5A, SCN8A, SCN9A, SHH, ST3GAL3, ST3GAL5, STIL, SIX3, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC6A8, SLC9A6, SMC1A, KDM5C, SMS , (...)

View the complete list with 214 more genes
Specificity
3 %
Genes
100 %
Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation-Epileptic Encephalopathy.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, SCN9A, ST3GAL5, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC9A6, SIK1, SPTAN1, CDKL5, STXBP1, SYNGAP1, TCF4, TREX1, UBE3A, WWOX, CNTNAP2, CACNA2D1 , (...)

View the complete list with 47 more genes
Specificity
3 %
Genes
40 %
Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Infantile Spasms.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SCN2A, ST3GAL3, SLC35A2, SPTAN1, CDKL5, STXBP1, CACNA2D1, ARX, SLC25A22, ADSL, TBL1XR1, FOXG1, GABRB3, GRIN2A, MEF2C, NR2F1
Specificity
7 %
Genes
20 %
Syndromic Autism Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

SCN1A, SCN2A, BRAF, SLC2A1, SLC9A6, SMC1A, KDM5C, CDKL5, STXBP1, TBR1, TCF4, MED12, TSC1, TSC2, UBE3A, HDAC8, CNTNAP2, FOXP2, CACNA1C, NSD1 , (...)

View the complete list with 63 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
20 %
NGS Epilepsy/Seizure Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN5A, SCN8A, SCN9A, SHH, ST3GAL3, ST3GAL5, STIL, SIX3, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC9A6, SNAP25, SPTAN1, CDKL5, STXBP1, SYN1, SYNGAP1 , (...)

View the complete list with 124 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Childhood Epilepsy.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SLC2A1, SLC9A6, CDKL5, SYN1, UBE3A, CNTNAP2, CACNB4, ZEB2, EFHC1, PRICKLE1, MAGI2, CHRNA2, CHRNA4, CHRNB2, MBD5, TPP1, CLN3 , (...)

View the complete list with 27 more genes
Specificity
3 %
Genes
20 %
Epilepsy/Seizure.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, SCN9A, SLC2A1, SLC6A8, SLC9A6, BTD, SPTAN1, CDKL5, STXBP1, SYN1, TSC1, TSC2, UBE3A, CNTNAP2, CACNA1A, CACNB4, ARHGEF9 , (...)

View the complete list with 78 more genes
Specificity
6 %
Genes
100 %

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