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WHAT IS A BLANK SEIZURE AND WHAT CAUSES THEM? HOW ARE THEY TREATED?


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Absence seizures are seizures that generally last just a few seconds, and are characterized by a blank or "absent" stare. They're also sometimes called petit mal seizures. Absence seizures are most common in children and typically don't cause any long-term problems.


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