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Oct 24, 2014
Matricardi S, Verrotti A, Chiarelli F, Cerminara C, Curatolo P
BACKGROUND: Childhood absence epilepsy is an age-dependent, idiopathic, generalized epilepsy with a characteristic seizure appearance. The disorder is likely to be multifactorial, resulting from interactions between ge...
Oct 24, 2014
Zamponi N, Passamonti C, Petrelli C, Veggiotti P, Baldassari C, Verrotti A, Capovilla G, Viri M, Coppola G, Vignoli A
BACKGROUND: The relation between epileptic seizures and vaccinations is sometimes debated. In the present work, the impact of vaccination on seizure onset and clinical outcome of SCN1A mutation-positive patients is add...
Oct 24, 2014
Hayes D, Adler B, Turner TL, Mansour HM
BACKGROUND: Neurotoxicity is a significant complication of calcineurin inhibitor use, and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome has been reported. Limited data exist on the use of alternative immunosuppression r...
Oct 24, 2014
Jovanovic A, Kuzmanovic M, Kravljanac R, Micic D, Jovic M, Gazikalovic S, Pasic S
BACKGROUND: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare multisystem disorder characterized by proliferation and diffuse infiltration multiple organs with histiocytes, including the central nervous system. PATI...
Oct 24, 2014
Chen XQ, Zhang WN, Yang ZX, Zhao M, Cai FC, Huang SP, Gao L, Pang BD, Chen X, Zou LP
BACKGROUND: Electrical status epilepticus during sleep is characterized by epilepsy, a specific electroencephalographic pattern, and neuropsychological impairment. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of...
Oct 24, 2014
Taimouri V, Akhondi-Asl A, Tomas-Fernandez X, Peters JM, Prabhu SP, Poduri A, Takeoka M, Loddenkemper T, Bergin AM, Harini C, Madsen JR, Warfield SK
PURPOSE: In planning for a potentially curative resection of the epileptogenic zone in patients with pediatric epilepsy, invasive monitoring with intracranial EEG is often used to localize the seizure onset zone and el...
Oct 23, 2014
Glass HC
Seizures occur in approximately 1 to 5 per 1000 live births and are among the most common neurologic conditions managed by a neonatal neurocritical care service. There are several, age-specific factors that are particu...
Oct 23, 2014
Ahmed A, Iqbal J, Ahmad I, Charoo BA, Ahmad QI, Ahmad SM
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to assess the incidence, presenting features, and complications of breastfeeding associated hypernatremic dehydration among hospitalized neonates. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective s...
Oct 23, 2014
Morisada N, Sekine T, Ishimori S, Tsuda M, Adachi M, Nozu K, Nakanishi K, Tanaka R, Iijima K
Microdeletion of 16q12 is a rare chromosomal abnormality. We present the cases of two Japanese patients with developmental and renal symptoms of differing clinical severity. Both patients had 16q12 interstitial microde...
Oct 23, 2014
Inoue H, Hasegawa S, Kajimoto M, Matsushige T, Ichiyama T
Many studies have reported acute encephalopathy with biphasic seizures and late reduced diffusion (AESD) associated with viral infection at onset, but few studies have reported AESD without infection. We report the cas...

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