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Symptomatology and prognosis in adolescent epilepsies (a study of 1033 cases).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3504405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A follow-up study was carried out on a group of 1033 epilepsy patients seen consecutively between 1955 and 1979. They were all aged between 11 and 19 years at the time of first seizure. Nine hundred and twelve patients were followed up for periods of 5-30 years. The aims of the study were (1) to test the practical applicability of the International Classification of Epilepsy and Epileptic Syndromes, and (2) to examine its prognostic value. The International Classification fitted this group of epileptic patients rather well. The prognosis of adolescent epilepsy varies with the particular syndrome, the probability of being in remission after 10 years ranging from 30 to 67%.
Authors:
P Loiseau; M Pestre; J F Dartigues
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Epilepsy research     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0920-1211     ISO Abbreviation:  Epilepsy Res.     Publication Date:  1987 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-01-25     Completed Date:  1989-01-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703089     Medline TA:  Epilepsy Res     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  290-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hôpital Pellegrin, Département de Neurologie, Bordeaux, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Child
Epilepsy / classification,  physiopathology*
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Prognosis
Self Stimulation
Syndrome

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