John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Typical semiology of benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS) Volume 2, supplément 4, Supplément 1, Décembre 2000

University department of Neuropediatrics, Children's hospital, Schwanenweg 20, D-24105 Kiel, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 3-4
  • Année de parution : 2001

Epidemiology BCECTS has an incidence rate of 5.6-21/100 000 in the age group of 0-15 years and a prevalence rate in all epilepsies of 8-23%. There is a male preponderance (1.4-1.5) [2-4]. Semiology Due to the mainly nocturnal and unpredictable occurrence of the seizures, with low frequency, the number of ictal recordings is limited, the semiology is mostly recounted by patients and witnesses: partial (lateralised), oro-(hemi-) [...]