Retrospective Study
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World J Clin Cases. Nov 26, 2021; 9(33): 10116-10125
Published online Nov 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i33.10116
Clinical and electroencephalogram characteristics and treatment outcomes in children with benign epilepsy and centrotemporal spikes
Rui-Hua Chen, Bing-Fei Li, Jian-Hua Wen, Chun-Lan Zhong, Ming-Ming Ji
Rui-Hua Chen, Department of Children’s Neurology, Ganzhou Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Ganzhou 341000, Jiangxi Province, China
Bing-Fei Li, Chun-Lan Zhong, Ming-Ming Ji, Department of Pediatrics, Ganzhou Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Ganzhou 341000, Jiangxi Province, China
Jian-Hua Wen, Department of Pediatrics, Ningdu County People's Hospital, Ganzhou 341000, Jiangxi Province, China
Author contributions: Chen RH and Li BF designed this retrospective study; Chen RH wrote the paper; Chen RH, Li BF, Wen JH, Zhong CL, and Ji MM were responsible for sorting the data.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Ganzhou Maternal and Child Health Hospital Medical Ethics Committee.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: This is no conflict of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Bing-Fei Li, BMed, Chief Physician, Department of Pediatrics, Ganzhou Maternal and Child Health Hospital, No. 106 Dagong Road, Zhanggong District, Ganzhou 341000, Jiangxi Province, China.
Received: July 6, 2021
Peer-review started: July 6, 2021
First decision: July 26, 2021
Revised: August 8, 2021
Accepted: August 27, 2021
Article in press: August 27, 2021
Published online: November 26, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: The electroencephalogram of children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes has characteristic changes, and the therapeutic effect is affected by the age and attack frequency of the children at the time of onset.