Cognitive development in children with Dravet syndrome.

@article{Ragona2011CognitiveDI,
  title={Cognitive development in children with Dravet syndrome.},
  author={Francesca Ragona},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          39-43
        }
}
Slowing of cognitive skills represents one of the diagnostic criteria of Dravet syndrome. This Italian multicentric study aims at clarifying the roles of epilepsy and/or underlying genetic alteration in determining the cognitive outcome. The study includes infants that were either in follow-up (retrospective study: 26 cases) and newly diagnosed (prospective study: in progress). Our multicentric study shows that slowing of cognitive achievements becomes evident during the second year of life in… CONTINUE READING

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