Active epilepsy in mentally retarded children. II. Etiology and reduced pre- and perinatal optimality.

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A population-based study of active epilepsy in mentally retarded children identified 98 children, 6-13 years old. A biopathological origin was established in 66% of mildly and 92% of severely retarded children: a prenatal etiology was considered in 51% and 57%, a perinatal in 9% and 19%, a postnatal in 6% and 16% and an untraceable etiology in 34% and 8… (More)

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@article{Steffenburg1995ActiveEI, title={Active epilepsy in mentally retarded children. II. Etiology and reduced pre- and perinatal optimality.}, author={Ulf Steffenburg and Gisela E. Hagberg and Martin Kyllerman}, journal={Acta paediatrica}, year={1995}, volume={84 10}, pages={1153-9} }