Children with ESES: variability in the syndrome.

  title={Children with ESES: variability in the syndrome.},
  author={Michele Van Hirtum-Das and Eliot A. Licht and Susan Koh and Joyce Y. Wu and W. Donald Shields and R Ramesh Sankar},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  volume={70 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE We undertook a retrospective study of children who present with significant activation of paroxysmal discharges during sleep to examine the clinical spectrum of disorders that present with such an EEG abnormality. BACKGROUND Electrical status epilepticus in sleep (ESES) is an electrographic pattern characterized by nearly continuous spike-wave discharges in slow wave sleep, usually with a frequency of 1.5-3 Hz and usually diffuse and bilateral in distribution. A variety of… CONTINUE READING


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