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The authors polygraphically studied the nocturnal sleep of 20 neurologically normal children with typical centrotemporal spikes. The children were divided into two groups: (A) 10 children with centrotemporal spikes and benign epilepsy; and (B) 10 children with centrotemporal spikes without epilepsy. The mean age when the average period of sleep record was(More)
The authors describe the electro-clinical state of four children having a type of epilepsy clinically characterized by rare partial motor seizures and frequent absences. From E.E.G. point of view they had focal (mainly frontal) and diffuse abnormalities. Such diffuse abnormalities became continuous during slow sleep, thus realizing an electrical status(More)
A case of agenesis of the corpus callosum with a chromosomal abnormality is reported. The patient was a male infant, born to phenotypically normal, non-consanguineous parents. He had an abnormal phenotype, mental retardation, and chromosome mosaicism 46,XY/47,XY,+r. Chromosomal analysis of both parents showed a normal karotype. The origin of the small ring(More)
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