Migrating focal seizures in infancy: analysis of the electroclinical patterns in 17 patients.

@article{Caraballo2008MigratingFS,
  title={Migrating focal seizures in infancy: analysis of the electroclinical patterns in 17 patients.},
  author={Roberto H Caraballo and Elena Fontana and F Darra and Laura Cassar and Francesca Negrini and Elena Fiorini and Hugo Antonio Arroyo and Stella Maris Ferraro and Natalio Fejerman and Bernardo dalla Bernardina},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={497-506}
}
We describe the electroclinical features, therapy, and long-term evolution of 17 patients with migrating focal seizures in infancy, and analyzed the charts of these patients seen between February 1985 and July 2005. Three different electroclinical patterns were recognized: (1) 8 cases with alternating simple focal motor seizures at onset. The ictal electroencephalography (EEG) pattern was characterized by recurrence of rhythmic focal spikes or rhythmic sharp activity in the Rolandic region; (2… CONTINUE READING
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