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Dec 20, 2014
Trägårdh M, Thomsen CR, Thorninger R, Møller-Madsen B
INTRODUCTION: Hypomelanosis of Ito was originally described as a purely cutaneous disease. Extracutaneous manifestations were described later, forming a neurocutaneous syndrome including skeletal, muscular, ocular and ...
Dec 20, 2014
Choudhri O, Lober RM, Camara-Quintana J, Yeom KW, Guzman R, Edwards MS
OBJECT The authors describe the application of a flexible CO2 laser for corpus callosotomy in children with epilepsy. METHODS This retrospective case series reviews all cases in which pediatric patients underwent a cor...
Dec 20, 2014
Ueda H, Tajiri H, Kimura S, Etani Y, Hosoi G, Maruyama T, Noma H, Kusumoto Y, Takano T, Baba Y, Nagai T
OBJECTIVE: We analyzed the clinical features of seizures during gastroenteritis in children by comparing the norovirus and rotavirus pathogen, and the impact of fever, if present, during the seizure episodes. M...
Dec 20, 2014
Lim BC, Hwang H, Kim H, Chae J, Choi J, Kim KJ, Hwang YS, Yum M, Ko T
The deletion of a sodium channel gene cluster located on chromosome 2q24.3 is associated with variable epilepsy phenotypes, including Dravet syndrome and migrating partial seizures of infancy. Although SCN1A is conside...
Dec 20, 2014
Yang G, Wang J, Shi X, Yang X, Ju J, Liu Y, Li Z, Li Y, Zou L
The pathogenesis of infantile spasms remains unclear. DNA methylation may play a pivotal role in the development of some types of neurological diseases, such as epilepsy. In this study, we aimed to investigate the rela...
Dec 20, 2014
Messina R, Cefalo M, Secco D, Cappelletti S, Rebessi E, Carai A, Colafati G, Diomedi Camassei F, Cacchione A, Marras C, Mastronuzzi A
BackgroundExtraventricular neurocytomas (EVNs) are rare parenchymal brain tumors, distinct from central neurocytomas that are typically located within the supratentorial ventricular system. Seizures and headache repres...
Dec 20, 2014
Hunanyan AS, Fainberg NA, Linabarger M, Arehart E, Leonard AS, Adil SM, Helseth AR, Swearingen AK, Forbes SL, Rodriguiz RM, Rhodes T, Yao X, Kibbi N, Hochman DW, Wetsel WC, Hochgeschwender U, Mikati MA
OBJECTIVES: Mutations in the ATP1α3 subunit of the neuronal Na(+) /K(+) -ATPase are thought to be responsible for seizures, hemiplegias, and other symptoms of alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC). However, the mec...
Dec 20, 2014
Fujita K, Nagase H, Nakagawa T, Saji Y, Maruyama A, Uetani Y
BACKGROUND: In the intensive care unit, the use of continuous electroencephalogram monitoring (cEEG) in children with altered mental status often results in the detection of nonconvulsive seizures (NCS). Children infec...
Dec 20, 2014
Silbereisen C, Hoffmann F
Out-of-hospital pediatric emergencies occur rarely but are feared among medical personnel. The particular characteristics of pediatric cases, especially the unaccustomed anatomy of the child as well as the necessity to...
Dec 20, 2014
Matsumoto N, Takahashi S, Okayama A, Araki A, Azuma H
INTRODUCTION: Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia is characterized by sudden attacks of involuntary movements. It is often misdiagnosed clinically as psychogenic illness, which distresses the patients to a great extent. ...

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