Are frequent spike-waves during non-REM sleep in relation with an acquired neuro-psychological deficit in epileptic children?

@article{Billard1990AreFS,
  title={Are frequent spike-waves during non-REM sleep in relation with an acquired neuro-psychological deficit in epileptic children?},
  author={Catherine Billard and Alain Autret and Brigitte Lucas and E Degiovanni and P J Gillet and Jim Santini and Bertrand de Toffol},
  journal={Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={439-53}
}
In a population of 11 children with frequent spike waves during non REM sleep who had no neurological symptoms between birth and their first symptom, 3 groups were compared according to their neuropsychological performances. In the first group, the children had no intellectual deficit, in the second group, they had an acquired aphasia as in the Landau-Kleffner syndrome and in the third they had severe behavioural disorder and mental deterioration. The non REM sleep paroxysmic activity density… CONTINUE READING