Epilepsy, electroencephalographic abnormalities, and regression in children with autism.

@article{Canitano2005EpilepsyEA,
  title={Epilepsy, electroencephalographic abnormalities, and regression in children with autism.},
  author={Roberto Canitano and Anna Luchetti and Michele Zappella},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={27-31}
}
The association of epilepsy and autism is recognized, and it has been reported at a percentage that varies between 8 and 42%, depending on age and diagnostic criteria. One third of autistic children undergo a regression of language and behavior between 2 and 3 years, and epileptiform abnormalities and epilepsy can be concomitant in an undetermined percentage of them. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of epilepsy and paroxysmal abnormalities in a group of children with… CONTINUE READING

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