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EEG criteria predictive of complicated evolution in idiopathic rolandic epilepsy
Different combinations of at least three of six distinctive interictal EEG patterns and their long-lasting persistence seem to be the hallmarks of patients with BECTS at risk for neuropsychological impairments. Expand
Cognitive Development in Benign Focal Epilepsies of Childhood
The results indicate that maturing cognitive functions subserved by a cortical area distant from the epileptic focus are susceptible to interference with epilepsy. Expand
Early contribution of phonological awareness and later influence of phonological memory throughout reading acquisition
The acquisition of reading skills is known to rely on early phonological abilities, but only a few studies have investigated the independent contribution of the different steps involved inExpand
Landau‐Kleffner Syndrome: A Pharmacologic Study of Five Cases
Early diagnosis, before mutism or global deterioration develops, appears to be essential for effective therapy with minimal neuropsychological sequelae, and corticosteroids should be given in high doses as soon as the diagnosis is firmly established. Expand
Phonological processing in relation to reading: An fMRI study in deaf readers
In deaf readers significantly higher activation in the ROIs relevant to the grapho-phonological route are shown, but also in the posterior medial frontal cortex (pMFC) and the right inferior frontal gyrus (IFG). Expand
Landau–Kleffner syndrome: sleep EEG characteristics at onset
Data support the hypothesis that during LKS evolution, language networks involved in the spread of abundant idiopathic interictal abnormalities may be progressively inhibited and become unable to carry out their normal physiological role. Expand
Neuropsychological Findings in Rolandic Epilepsy and Landau‐Kleffner Syndrome
The reliability of the study of mismatch negativity is discussed to address the issue of the early effect of interictal discharges in typical and atypical BCECTS on the auditory cortex and the development of speech processing essential to verbal learning. Expand
Regional cerebral glucose metabolism in children with deterioration of one or more cognitive functions and continuous spike-and-wave discharges during sleep.
It is hypothesized that the acquired deterioration of cognitive function with CSWS is caused by an alteration of the maturation of one or several associative cortices, primarily involving local interneurons and cortico-cortical associative neurons. Expand
SRPX2 mutations in disorders of language cortex and cognition.
An important role for SRPX2 is suggested in the perisylvian region critical for language and cognitive development in the human adult brain, including the rolandic area. Expand
Phonological short‐term memory networks following recovery from Landau and Kleffner syndrome
Data suggest that impaired verbal STM at late outcome of LKS might indeed be related to a persistent decrease of activity in those posterior superior temporal gyri that were involved in the epileptic focus during the active phase of the disorder. Expand