Pattern-sensitive epilepsy: electroclinical characteristics, natural history, and delineation of the epileptic syndrome.

PURPOSE To elucidate the electroclinical features and long-term outcome of patients with pattern-sensitive epilepsy. METHODS We reviewed the clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) findings of 73 (43 female and 30 male) patients in whom pattern-sensitive epilepsy was diagnosed at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A.) from 1950 through 1999. We… CONTINUE READING