publication . Article . 2017

Epilepsy with electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep with a focus on electroencephalographic criteria

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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017 Journal: Russian Journal of Child Neurology, volume 12, pages 21-35 (issn: 2073-8803, eissn: 2412-9178, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
Abstract
The authors present a detailed literature review, devoted to epilepsy with electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep (ESES), as well as own data. The issues of classification, etiology, ESES diagnostic criteria, aproaches to therapy and prognosis are discussed in the article. Authors pay particular attention to the description of electroencephalographic abnormalities in patients with ESES including changes in electroencephalogram (EEG) during seizures and in the intetictal period (first of all during sleep). EEG during sleep is crucial in case of ESES, it is necessary for diagnosis. 20 % of the patients have no epileptic seizures; the diagnosis is bas...
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free text keywords: electroencephalogram, epilepsy with electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep, continuous spike-and-wave epileptiform activity, Epilepsy, medicine.disease, medicine, Etiology, Cognition, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Electroencephalography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Epileptic encephalopathy, Status epilepticus, medicine.symptom, In patient, Disease, business.industry, business, Pediatrics, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429
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