Isolated attention deficit disorder with/without hyperactivity in clinical practice. Series of cases
Trastorno por déficit de atención con o sin hiperactividad aislado en consulta de Neuropediatría. Serie de casos

Marta Marín Andrés, Aída M Gutiérrez Sáncheza, Ana L Martínez de Morentin Navarcorena, Raquel A Bernadó Fonza, Miguel Lafuente Hidalgoa, Javier López Pisóna
2020 Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria  
Attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity has a high prevalence affecting 5 % of school-age children. We present a case series of 82 children with said disorder not associated with neurological diseases or intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder, treated during a period of 8 months in a neuropediatrics clinic: 57 cases of combined type, 23 of inattentive type and 2 of overactive predominance. Average follow-up time: 7 ± 2.8 years (range: 4-14.6); 16 patients shared follow-up
more » ... hared follow-up with Psychiatry; 12 patients never received treatment by parental decision. Of the 70 who received it, in 20 there was a delay in the start of treatment. Average delay time: 20 months ±1.6 years (range: 1 month and 6 years). Average treatment time: 44 months ± 2.6 years (range: 1 month and 10.5 years); 90 % of the patients (63) who started treatment were under treatment at the last control.
doi:10.5546/aap.2020.e405 pmid:32677796 fatcat:wpukof2w3zcx3ctopmegl2rpgy