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Jan 21, 2015
Almane D, Jones JE, Jackson DC, Seidenberg M, Koehn M, Hsu DA, Hermann BP
OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to determine the lifetime rate and distribution of supportive academic and educational services provided to children with new- or recent-onset epilepsy and typically developing contr...
Jan 13, 2015
Waheed S, Sabeen A, Ullah Khan N
New onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE) is a new entity in medical literature. It has different infectious and noninfectious etiologies showing a devastating impact onto the clinical outcome of patients. Therap...
Jan 6, 2015
Ramanathan S, Bleasel A, Parratt J, Orr C, Dale RC, Vincent A, Fung VS
We report a series of patients with a clinical syndrome characterised by the explosive onset in adulthood of recurrent focal seizures of frontotemporal onset and features suggestive of autoimmune encephalitis. We propo...
Dec 30, 2014
Sorour M, Krisht KM, Couldwell WT
The authors present two cases of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) believed to be a result of epidural blood patching. The first was a 71-year-old woman who had new onset of nontraumatic IVH on computed tomography (CT)...
Dec 24, 2014
Lin JJ, Dabbs K, Riley JD, Jones JE, Jackson DC, Hsu DA, Stafstrom CE, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP
OBJECTIVE: Adults with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) have subtle brain structural abnormalities in the frontothalamocortical network, poorer cognitive function, and worse long-term social outcomes, even when their ...
Dec 24, 2014
Chuang NA, Yoon JM, Newbury RO, Crawford JR
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors (DNETs) are considered as low-grade tumors commonly associated with intractable seizures. We report a case of an unusual hemispheric DNET in a young child presenting with new-ons...
Dec 20, 2014
Harini C, Das RR, Prabhu SP, Singh K, Haldar A, Takeoka M, Bergin AM, Loddenkemper T, Kothare SV
PURPOSE: T2-hyperintense signal changes in corpus callosum (CC) have been described in epilepsy and encephalitis/encephalopathy. Little is known about their pathophysiology. The aim of this study was to examine the cli...
Dec 17, 2014
Eom S, Fisher B, Dezort C, Berg AT
AIM: Screening for cognitive impairment, developmental delay, and neuropsychiatric problems is not always performed in children with epilepsy. The aim of this study was to assess the value of this screening and its val...
Dec 17, 2014
Ngoh A, McTague A, Wentzensen IM, Meyer E, Applegate C, Kossoff EH, Batista DA, Wang T, Kurian MA
Homozygous deletions of chromosome 20p12.3, disrupting the promoter region and first three coding exons of the phospholipase C β1 gene (PLCB1), have previously been described in two reports of early infantile epileptic...
Dec 17, 2014
Robinson DM, Kirmani BF
The objective of our study was to emphasize the importance of intensive video EEG monitoring in patients with a well-established diagnosis of epilepsy with moderate cognitive impairment. The idea was to diagnose new on...