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May 29, 2015
Farinelli E, Giampaoli D, Cenciarini A, Cercado E, Verrotti A
Valproic acid (VPA) is one of the most prescribed drugs in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy. Weight gain and obesity have been observed as side effects of VPA. These are often linked with other metabolic disturba...
May 28, 2015
Wilmshurst JM, Donald KA, Eley B
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To discuss recent research findings of neurologic complications in HIV-infected children, specifically addressing neuroinfections, cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy and neurocognitive complications. ...
May 28, 2015
Zhou J, Zheng H, Zhong X, Wu D, Wang M, Tang X, Li Q
AIM: To investigate the clinical features and prognoses of children who develop reversible posterior encephalopathy syndrome (RPES) during treatment for nephrotic syndrome (NS). METHODS: The clinicoradiological...
May 28, 2015
Murray SB, Spangler BB, Helm BM, Vergano SS
Mowat-Wilson syndrome (MWS, OMIM# 235730) is a multiple congenital anomaly disorder characterized by intellectual disability, seizures, microcephaly, and distinct facial features. Additional findings include structural...
May 28, 2015
Fukasawa T, Kubota T, Negoro T, Maruyama S, Honda R, Saito Y, Itoh M, Kakita A, Sugai K, Otsuki T, Kato M, Natsume J, Watanabe K
The older of two siblings began to have spasms and partial seizures at 1 month of age. Head magnetic resonance imaging showed an abnormal area in the left temporo-parieto-occipital region. Interictal electroencephalogr...
May 28, 2015
Koç Ö, Kavuncuoğlu S, Ramoğlu M, Aldemir E, Aktalay A, Eras Z
Very low birth weight preterm infants are under significant risk of neurologic, developmental, and somatic problems. In this study, 90 infants born with a birth weight
May 28, 2015
Miller JA, Kirkley KA, Padmanabhan R, Liang LP, Raol YH, Patel M, Bialecki RA, Tjalkens RB
Predicting seizurogenic properties of pharmacologically active compounds is difficult due to the complex nature of the mechanisms involved and because of the low sensitivity and high variability associated with current...
May 27, 2015
Ragona F, Matricardi S, Castellotti B, Patrini M, Freri E, Binelli S, Granata T
We report a 12-year-old female patient with a mild phenotype of glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (Glut1D). The clinical picture was characterized by refractory absence epilepsy, migraine, and learning dis...
May 27, 2015
Demirli Çaylan N, Yılmaz G, Oral R, Karacan CD, Zorlu P
Abusive head trauma (AHT) is perpetrated when an infant or young child is shaken violently by an abuser, resulting in injuries to various intracranial structures, historically called "shaken baby syndrome" (SBS). Three...
May 27, 2015
Dupuis N, Curatolo N, Benoist JF, Auvin S
The ketogenic diet (KD) is an established treatment for refractory epilepsy, including some inflammation-induced epileptic encephalopathies. In a lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced fever model in rats, we found that anim...

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