John Libbey Eurotext

Neuropsychological long-term outcome of rolandic EEG traits Volume 2, supplément 4, Supplément 1, Décembre 2000

Universitätskinderklinik, Schwanenweg 20, D-24105 Kiel, Germany
  • Page(s) : 63-6
  • Année de parution : 2001

The EEG pattern of benign epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes (BECTS) is considered as a genetic trait in BECTS, which constitutes 25% of all epilepsies in northern Sweden. This idiopathic form of epilepsy is the most common form in children between 3 and 12 years of age. Blom and Heijbel [1] called this epilepsy "benign" because the prognosis in the long term is good. No case has yet been reported to present seizures into adulthood, [...]