Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
Print version ISSN 0004-282X
FONTENELLE, Lúcia and KREIMER, Vanessa. Refractory epilepsy in chidhood. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 1995, vol.53, n.1, pp. 23-25. ISSN 0004-282X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1995000100004.
The study of epileptic syndromes in childrens displaying a poor prognosis reveals common characteristics which allow the delineation of a clinical profile. In this study, hospital records of a treatment of convulsions in children were analysed during a two year period. We observed that the majority of cases presented this clinical profile.
Keywords : epilepsy; refractory; severe; intractable.