Brain development in benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes and cognition: is there a link?


  • Children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS) have a developmental configuration of their brain volume network similar to control children but have higher global clustering and efficiency that is characteristic of higher‐than‐normal development.

Why this matters

  • Graph theory (GT) measures calculated on baseline morphological networks could be useful as cognitive biomarker in BECTS, particularly for 2‐year neuropsychological outcomes.

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