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EEG

Sleep

Description
Sleep disturbances are common in Angelman syndrome and often cause disruption in family life. Difficulty in falling asleep, night wakings, short sleep duration, all are characteristics of the disorder.

Epilepsy

Description
Most people with Angelman syndrome have epilepsy, and most have received at least one EEG. These EEG’s demonstrate an unusual and characteristic pattern. Some studies have shown that this pattern may change with treatment.