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Table 1 Classification of epilepsy among the study group (n = 202)

From: Classification and management of epilepsy and epileptic syndromes in a cohort of 202 school children- a 2 year follow up study- Sudan

Epilepsy classificationNumber (%)
Generalized 35(17.3%)Generalized Tonic – Clonic15(07.4)
Myoclonic11(05.4)
Tonic07(03.5)
Atonic02(01.0)
Focal 46(22.8%)Simple Focal05(02.5)
Complex focal15(07.4)
Focal evolving into Generalized Seizure26(12.9)
Epilepsy syndrome 104(51.5%)Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes(ECTS)25(12.4)
Childhood Absence Epilepsy (CAE)23(11.4)
Juvenile Absence Epilepsy (JAS)19(09.4)
Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME)15(07.4)
Frontal lobe Epilepsy07(03.5)
Late-onset childhood occipital epilepsy07(03.4)
Epilepsy with Myoclonic Absence seizures04(02.0)
Hemi- convulsion-Hemiplegia-Epilepsy03(01.5)
Eyelid Myoclonia with Absence Seizures01(0.5)
Unclassified 17(8.4%)17 (8.4%)17(08.4)
Total 202(100%)