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Aug 1, 2014
Lee B, Yu HJ, Kang ES, Lee M, Lee J
BACKGROUND: Skin rash associated with specific antiepileptic drugs occurs not infrequently and it usually necessitates discontinuation of the causative drugs. An alternative strategy is to desensitize the individual to...
Aug 1, 2014
D'Aco KE, Bearden D, Watkins D, Hyland K, Rosenblatt DS, Ficicioglu C
BACKGROUND: 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) deficiency is an inborn error of the folate-recycling pathway that affects the remethylation of homocysteine to methionine. The clinical presentation of MTHF...
Aug 1, 2014
Maeda T, Shimizu M, Sekiguchi K, Ishii A, Ihara Y, Hirose S, Izumi T
BACKGROUND: Barbiturates and benzodiazepines are the first-line anticonvulsants for neonatal seizures. However, in immature brains, those drugs may lead to paradoxical neuronal excitation. PATIENT: A patient wi...
Aug 1, 2014
Srivastava S, Hoon A, Ogborn J, Johnston M
OBJECTIVE: Baclofen toxicity has been associated with seizures, coma, apnea, autonomic disturbances, and cardiac conduction abnormalities. It has not been associated with rhythmic hiccup-like respirations. METH...
Aug 1, 2014
Ozcelik AA, Serdaroglu A, Bideci A, Arhan E, Soysal S, Demir E, Gücüyener K
BACKGROUND: Weight loss is one of the most frequent side effects of topiramate treatment. The aim of our study was to investigate the effect of topiramate on body mass index, serum glucose, insulin, cortisol, leptin, a...
Aug 1, 2014
Ram Iacute Rez-Campos J, N Uacute Ntilde Ez-Vel Aacute Zquez M, C Aacute Rdenas-Rojo NE, Sevilla-Castillo RA, Palacios-Saucedo GC
BACKGROUND: Interpreting an electroencephalogram (EEG) is a subjective process which involves various obstacles to reach an agreement. If the interobserver agreement of a diagnostic process is poor, that process cannot...
Aug 1, 2014
Lowther C, Costain G, Stavropoulos DJ, Melvin R, Silversides CK, Andrade DM, So J, Faghfoury H, Lionel AC, Marshall CR, Scherer SW, Bassett AS
Purpose:Recurrent 15q13.3 deletions are enriched in multiple neurodevelopmental conditions including intellectual disability, autism, epilepsy, and schizophrenia. However, the 15q13.3 microdeletion syndrome remains ill...
Aug 1, 2014
Tassano E, Accogli A, Panigada S, Ronchetto P, Cuoco C, Gimelli G
BACKGROUND: Interstitial deletions of chromosome bands 14q24.1q24.3 are very rare with only three reported cases. RESULTS: We describe a 7-year-old boy with a 5.345 Mb de novo interstitial deletion at 14q24.1q2...
Aug 1, 2014
Ahn SY, Chang YS, Park WS
Severe intraventricular hemorrhaging (IVH) in premature infants and subsequent posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus (PHH) causes significant mortality and life-long neurological complications, including seizures, cerebral pal...
Aug 1, 2014
Kasdorf E, Perlman JM
Hypoxia-ischemia is an infrequent event which may occur prior to or during delivery, following a period of decreased placental and/or fetal blood flow. Following recovery, a reperfusion phase and secondary energy failu...

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