Quantitative vibratory perception thresholds of healthy and epileptic children.


Quantitative vibratory perception threshold (VPT) measurements were performed on 102 healthy children and 79 children receiving anti-epileptic medication. Their ages ranged from three to 16. The VPTs correlated significantly with age and height. The rise in VPT with age may be associated with decreased receptor density. The level of mental alertness seemed… (More)