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Sep 23, 2014
Ferro MA
OBJECTIVE: The aims of this study were to conduct a meta-analysis of risk factors for health-related quality of life (HRQL) in children with epilepsy; interpret the results in terms of study quality; and, assess the na...
Sep 23, 2014
Catlı G, Abacı A, Anık A, Güleryüz H, Ozer E, Ocal I, Yüceer N, Mutafoğlu K
Central precocious puberty (CPP) is caused by premature activation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis. More than 50% of boys with CPP have an identifiable etiology. Hypothalamic hamartoma (HH), hydrocephalus, tu...
Sep 23, 2014
Carbone L, Plegue M, Barnes A, Shellhaas R
The threat of unpredictable seizures makes epilepsy unique among childhood chronic illnesses. One consequence is that people who have childhood-onset epilepsy often have poor social adjustment and competence in adultho...
Sep 23, 2014
Lagunju IA, Bella-Awusah TT, Omigbodun OO
Autism represents one of the most common developmental disorders affecting children, but there are few reports on autism in African children. Our study describes the profile of autistic disorder in a cohort of Nigerian...
Sep 23, 2014
Gonzalez LM, Embuldeniya US, Harvey AS, Wrennall JA, Testa R, Anderson VA, Wood AG
This study explored the impact of developmental stage on cognitive function in children with recently-diagnosed epilepsy. In keeping with a neurodevelopmental framework, skills in a critical developmental period were e...
Sep 23, 2014
de Kovel CG, Meisler MH, Brilstra EH, van Berkestijn FM, Slot RV, van Lieshout S, Nijman IJ, O'Brien JE, Hammer MF, Estacion M, Waxman SG, Dib-Hajj SD, Koeleman BP
OBJECTIVE: Recently, de novo SCN8A missense mutations have been identified as a rare dominant cause of epileptic encephalopathies (EIEE13). Functional studies on the first described case demonstrated gain-of-function e...
Sep 23, 2014
Ohkawa N, Okumura A, Miyata R, Tanuma N, Hayashi M, Sato H, Shimizu T
BACKGROUND: Some children with incontinentia pigmenti exhibit encephalopathic features with severe seizures and disturbed consciousness, from the neonatal through the early infantile period. However, the pathological m...
Sep 23, 2014
Chamberlain JM, Clemons T
Sep 23, 2014
Poulton A, Rai DK, Venter K
Sep 23, 2014
Zhang T, Ma J, Gan X, Xiao N
OBJECTIVE: To explore if afebrile seizures associated with minor infections are a single category of seizure, or a set of different kinds of seizures. METHODS: We conducted this prospective cohort study on thre...

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