Neuropsychological development in children belonging to BECTS spectrum: long-term effect of epileptiform activity.

Abstract

Benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS) is an idiopathic focal epileptic syndrome in childhood. It is called "benign" because the seizure and cognitive outcomes are usually favorable, but a significant number of children with BECTS present heterogeneous cognitive deficits correlated to NREM sleep epileptiform discharges. The atypical evolutions… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.06.016

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