What are 14- and 6-Hz EEG variant waves?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Roy Sucholeiki, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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14- and 6-Hz waves

  • In these waves, the 2 frequencies are intimately intertwined and the complexes occur in bursts.

  • They generally are thought to be clinically insignificant.

  • They occur in healthy children and adolescents. Some claim that they are best seen in referential recordings during sleep. [6]

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