Psychogenic seizures in children: long-term analysis of 43 cases.

  title={Psychogenic seizures in children: long-term analysis of 43 cases.},
  author={Martin Lancman and Jorge J. Asconap{\'e} and Stephen E Graves and Perry A. Gibson},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={9 4},
Forty-three patients exhibiting psychogenic seizures with onset before the age of 16 years were studied. All patients underwent intensive electroencephalography and video-electroencephalography monitoring. Thirty-two were female and 11 male. Mean age of the population at seizure onset was 12.4 years (range, 5 to 16 years). Twenty-one patients (48.8%) were taking anticonvulsants. Neurologic past history was abnormal in nine cases. Family history of epilepsy was found in 15 cases (34.9%). Median… CONTINUE READING


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