Persistence of hypsarrhythmia in children beyond the age of three years.

@article{Kulandaivel2011PersistenceOH,
  title={Persistence of hypsarrhythmia in children beyond the age of three years.},
  author={Kandan Kulandaivel and Divya S. Khurana and Karen S. Carvalho and Joseph J Melvin and Agust{\'i}n Legido and Ignacio Valencia},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={835-7}
}
Occurrence of hypsarrhythmia after the age of 3 years is rare. The objective of this study is to describe a group of patients who have persistence of hypsarrhythmia after the age of 3 years. The authors retrospectively reviewed the EEGs of 24 patients with hypsarrhythmia. Electroencephalographies (EEGs) were scored using a hypsarrhythmia scale. The clinical data of 7 patients with EEG scores greater than 9 at ages ≥ 3 years were analyzed. The mean age was 5.7 years (range, 3-8.7 years). EEG… CONTINUE READING