John Libbey Eurotext

Sleep-related, low voltage Rolandic and vertex spikes: an EEG marker of benignity in infancy-onset focal epilepsies Volume 4, numéro 1, March 2002

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  • Page(s) : 15-22
  • Année de parution : 2002

The existence of benign forms of early-onset epilepsies has been debated. In 1989, it was stated that there were no cases with good outcome in epilepsies with onset between the ages of 2 months (the upper limit of benign neonatal convulsions) and the age of 15 months (the lower limit of benign ''Rolandic'' epilepsies) [1]. However, benign seizures in infancy have been recognized in sporadic cases [2-5], and a syndrome of familial benign infantile [...]