Seizure control and educational outcome in childhood-onset epilepsy.

  title={Seizure control and educational outcome in childhood-onset epilepsy.},
  author={Nathanel Zelnik and L Sa'adi and Zmira Silman-Stolar and Igor Goikhman},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={16 11},
Patients with epilepsy are more prone to have learning disabilities. This study investigated the therapeutic and educational outcome of 102 epileptic children. Analyzed data included age at onset, etiology, presence of underlying brain lesions, seizure type, and electroencephalographic (EEG) patterns. Cryptogenic seizures, remote symptomatic seizures, and underlying brain lesions were found in 29, 26, and 14 patients, respectively, whereas 47 patients had idiopathic seizures. Eighty-three… CONTINUE READING