is characterised by
1. Brief loss of consciousness
2. Abrupt onset
3. Staring look
4. Brief interruption during doing routine activiries like writing,playing.
5. Poor school perfomance
6. Abnormal behaviour.
Treatment :Ethosuximimide and Valproic acid
are drug of choice for absence seizure.Once started treatment should be given for atleast 2 years.If the child is giving proper treatment above problems can be kept under control.
Prognosis:Long term outlook for absense seizure is excellent.Most children outgrow this problem till teen years.
Wishin your family good health.