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Table 1 Demographics and clinical features of patients with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS)

From: Changes in background electroencephalographic activity in benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes after oxcarbazepine treatment: a standardized low-resolution brain electromagnetic tomography (sLORETA) study

  N = 18
Gender (male/female) 11(61.1%) / 7(38.9%)
Handedness (right/left) 17(94.4%) / 1(5.6%)
Age at diagnosis (years) 6.9 ± 1.8 (mean ± SD)
Seizure duration at diagnosis (months) 2.8 ± 3.3 (mean ± SD)
Previous seizure frequency 2.1 ± 1.6 (mean ± SD)
Seizure free with AED 13 (72.2%)
Atypical features 4 (22.2%): ADHD 1, language delay 1, frequent seizures after AED 2, respectively
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. AED antiepileptic drug
  3. ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder