Epidemiology of different types of epilepsy in school age children of Modena, Italy.

@article{Cavazzuti1980EpidemiologyOD,
  title={Epidemiology of different types of epilepsy in school age children of Modena, Italy.},
  author={Giovanni Battista Cavazzuti},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1980},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={57-62}
}
An epidemiologic study of epilepsy in school age children has been carried out in Modena, Italy, during the period 1968 to 1973. The prevalence of epileptics aged 5 to 14 years varied between 3.98% and 4.91%. The accession rate varied between 60 and 98 cases /100,000. The primary generalized epilepsies represent 30.8%, the epilepsies with rolandic spike foci 23.9%, the other types of partial epilepsy 42.1%, and the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome 3.2%. Of the 178 epileptics diagnosed during school age… CONTINUE READING