Two distinct classifications of adult epilepsies: by time of seizures and by sensitivity of the interictal paroxysmal activities to sleep and waking.

@article{Autret1987TwoDC,
  title={Two distinct classifications of adult epilepsies: by time of seizures and by sensitivity of the interictal paroxysmal activities to sleep and waking.},
  author={Alain Autret and Brigitte Lucas and F. Laffont and P. F. Bertrand and E Degiovanni and Bertrand de Toffol},
  journal={Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={211-8}
}
Two hundred and thirty-six adult epileptic outpatients were classified twice: firstly according to the time of seizures reported by the patient or his family in diurnal, nocturnal, awaking and diffuse epilepsies (Es) and secondly according to the sensitivity to sleep or waking of the interictal paroxysmal activities (PA) observed during a polysomnographic night session with a sleep PA increase, with a waking PA increase, with PA indifferent to sleep and waking or with few or no PA. The… CONTINUE READING

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