Scholar Performance and Praxis Assessment in Children With Rolandic Epilepsy
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||rolandic epilepsy, apraxia|
|Sponsor||University of Campinas, Brazil|
|Collaborator||Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo|
|Start date||September 2009|
|End date||February 2011|
|Trial size||20 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01046760, 21 CFR 50.3.|
Rolandic Epilepsy is the most common form of childhood epilepsy. It is classified as idiopathic, age-related epilepsy syndrome with benign evolution. The absence of neuropsychological impairment is part of the criteria of benignity of this epilepsy syndrome. However recently have been suggested several deficits related to attention and language. The purpose of this study was assess school performance and to investigate problems of praxis in patients with rolandic epilepsy as compared to a control group composed of normal children with age, gender and educational level equivalents.
Our data will indicate the group performance in tests of writing, arithmetic and reading.
time frame: one year
Another important aspect was the absence of orofacial apraxia in children with epilepsy.
time frame: one year
Male or female participants from 7 years up to 12 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of rolandic epilepsy using clinical, EEG and neuroimaging findings - Patients had neurological, ophthalmic and auditory unchanged, and intelligence quotient (IQ) equal to or above 80. - All parents signed the consent form, authorizing the participation of their children (as) in the search. Exclusion Criteria: - With oral language and writing of the following tables, whereas the DSM-IV: pervasive developmental disorders, cerebral palsy child acquired aphasia, hearing impairment (including mild conductive hearing loss), progressive disease - What not signed the consent form.
|Official title||Scholar Performance and Praxis Assessment in Children With Rolandic Epilepsy|
|Description||Method: Nineteen patients aged between 7 and 12 years underwent clinical neurological evaluation, psychological assessment, through Weschsler Scales of Intelligence and language evaluation, to assess the academic performance and research of the presence or absence of praxis difficulties.|
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