Impairment of parietal cortical functions associated with episodic prolonged spike-and-wave discharges.


A case of a 16-year-old girl who showed selective impairment of higher cortical functions and very slight lowering of initiative activity without overt disturbance of consciousness, during prolonged generalized spike-and-wave discharges with a parietal predominance, is reported. Neuropsychological investigations during the episode revealed a disturbance of… (More)


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