Table 1:

Patients' characteristics, neurologic symptoms, and outcome

Diffuse Lesions (n = 5)Central-Sparing Lesions (n = 4)P Value
Age (months)*18 (3–52)15 (10–66)NS
Sex (M-F)3:22:2NS
Prodromal illnessNot done
Biphasic clinical course14.048
Seizure at onset34NS
Prolonged seizure at onset11NS
Seizure after the first 24 hours24NS
    Severe cognitive impairment11
    Mild cognitive impairment12
  • Note:—NSFI indicates nonspecific febrile illness; NS, not significant.

  • * Data are shown as median (range).