Interictal paroxysmal EEG abnormalities in childhood absence epilepsy

  title={Interictal paroxysmal EEG abnormalities in childhood absence epilepsy},
  author={Emilio Mariani and L. N. Rossi and Stefania Vajani},
The aim of this study is to analyze the graphic features and the clinical significance of the focal interictal paroxysmal abnormalities (FIPA) which can be found in the EEG of patients with typical absences, on the basis of 29 personal cases. The children (15 female; mean age at the first evaluation=8.2 years, range 4.8-14.3 years) were particularly selected, because they only showed absence seizures. In all subjects the ictal clinical and EEG features were typical for childhood absence… CONTINUE READING


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