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NGC - Epilepsy (2006)
NGC - Epilepsy in adults. (2007)
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Attention deficit disorder and epilepsy. (Pediatr Neurol. 2005) ”Multiple factors must be considered in the evaluation of a child with epilepsy and hyperactivity or inattention. For instance, inattention could be due to subclinical seizures, undiagnosed learning disabilities, disturbed sleep as a result of a side effect of antiepileptic medication, or due to an attention deficit disorder. Electroencephalographic monitoring is helpful to distinguish between behavioral inattention and partial complex or absence seizures."
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Reading abilities and cognitive functions of children with epilepsy: Influence of epileptic syndrome. (Brain Dev. 2005) "Children with epilepsy are at risk of developing learning disorders. Ä Children with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) had significantly lower scores for reading speed and comprehension, but epileptic variables (the age of onset of epilepsy, duration and activity of epilepsy) had influenced academic performances. Ä To a lesser extent children with idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) also exhibit cognitive deficit. The results of the present study lend support to epilepsy-specific patterns of neuropsychological dysfunction in children that should be considered to improve remediation of academic underachievement in these populations."