Sign Up for a Free Account

This is an image preview.
Start a Free Account
to view the full image.

  • Nearly 3,000 illustrations, including video clips of neurologic disorders.

  • Every article is reviewed by our esteemed Editorial Board for accuracy and currency.

  • Full spectrum of neurology in 1,200 comprehensive articles.

  • Listen to MedLink on the go with Audio versions of each article.

Panayiotopoulos syndrome spike localization prevalence

The chart shows prevalence of self-limited epilepsy with autonomic seizures in relation to rolandic- and idiopathic childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut based on three independent studies of 949 children (Oguni et al 1999; Caraballo et al 2007; Panayiotopoulos 2007). (Contributed by Dr. A Covanis.). (From: Caraballo R, Cersosimo R, Fejerman N. Panayiotopoulos syndrome: a prospective study of 192 patients. Epilepsia 2007;48(6):1054-61. Oguni H, Hayashi K, Imai K, Muto K, Osawa M. Study on the early-onset variant of benign childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms otherwise described as early-onset benign occipital seizure susceptibility syndrome. Epilepsia 1999;40:1020-30. Panayiotopoulos CP. The birth and evolution of the concept of Panayiotopoulos syndrome. Epilepsia 2007;48(6):1041-3.)

Associated Disorders

  • Idiopathic childhood occipital epilepsy (Gastaut type)
  • Rolandic epilepsy
  • Rolandic seizures