Incidence and classification of new-onset epilepsy and epilepsy syndromes in children in Olmsted County, Minnesota from 1980 to 2004: a population-based study.

@article{Wirrell2011IncidenceAC,
  title={Incidence and classification of new-onset epilepsy and epilepsy syndromes in children in Olmsted County, Minnesota from 1980 to 2004: a population-based study.},
  author={Elaine C. Wirrell and Brandon R. Grossardt and Lily C-L Wong-Kisiel and Katherine C. Nickels},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  year={2011},
  volume={95 1-2},
  pages={110-8}
}
PURPOSE To determine the incidence and classification of new-onset epilepsy, as well as the distribution of epilepsy syndromes in a population-based group of children, using the newly proposed Report of the ILAE Commission on Classification and Terminology 2005-2009. METHODS We identified all children residing in Olmsted County, MN, 1 month through 17 years with newly diagnosed epilepsy from 1980 to 2004. For each patient, epilepsy was classified into mode of onset, etiology, and syndrome or… CONTINUE READING

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