BECTSBenign Epilepsy of Childhood with Centrotemporal Spikes
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Not all children with BECTS are treated, as most seizures are rare, occur nocturnally, and are self-limited, so it's unlikely that medications alone could explain the cognitive problems," she said.
The investigators reviewed consecutive routine EEGs from 1995 through 2004 for pediatric patients with benign focal epileptiform discharges and identified 117 whose seizures were consistent with BECTS.