Table 1

Demographic and seizure details of the nine patients who developed post-traumatic epilepsy

PatientAge of patient 
 at HI (years)Time between HI and 
 onset of PTE (years)Seizure typeNeurological findings at onset of epilepsy
*Behaviour difficulties: emotional lability, aggression, impulsivity and disinhibition. 
 BD, behaviour difficulties; CP, complex partial; dys; dysphasia; F, female; H, hemiplegia; HI, head injury; LD, learning difficulties; M, male; N, normal neurological examination; PTE, post-traumatic epilepsy; SGTC, secondarily generalised tonic–clonic; SPS, simple partial sensory; ST, spastic tetraplegia.
1 (M)13.61.3CP; SGTCST; dys; LD (mod)
2 (F)6.50.7CPH; LD (mild)
3 (M)9.95.1CP; SGTCH; LD (mod)
4 (F)10.32.8CP; SGTCH
5 (F)1.32.9CPN; (BD)*
6 (M)13.22.8CP; SGTCN
7 (M)12.35.2SPS; CPN; (BD)*
8 (M)7.13.9SPS; CP; SGTCH; LD (mod); BD*
9 (M)8.54.3CP; SGTCN; LD (mild)