Frontal and temporal volumes in Childhood Absence Epilepsy.

TitleFrontal and temporal volumes in Childhood Absence Epilepsy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsCaplan, R, Levitt J, Siddarth P, Wu KN, Gurbani S, Sankar R, Shields DW
JournalEpilepsia
Volume50
Issue11
Pagination2466-72
Date Published2009 Nov
ISSN1528-1167
KeywordsAge Factors, Atrophy, Brain, Brain Mapping, Child, Child Behavior Disorders, Cognition Disorders, Electroencephalography, Epilepsy, Absence, Female, Frontal Lobe, Functional Laterality, Humans, Intelligence Tests, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Neuropsychological Tests, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Sex Factors, Temporal Lobe
Abstract

This study compared frontotemporal brain volumes in children with childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) to age- and gender-matched children without epilepsy. It also examined the association of these volumes with seizure, demographic, perinatal, intelligence quotient (IQ), and psychopathology variables.

DOI10.1002/hbm.21441
Alternate JournalEpilepsia