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May 24, 2017
Steiger BK, Muller AM, Spirig E, Toller G, Jokeit H
OBJECTIVES: Unilateral mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) has been associated with impaired recognition of emotional facial expressions. Correspondingly, imaging studies showed decreased activity of the amygdala and ...
May 23, 2017
Roy SG, Tripathi M, Tripathi M, Ramanujam B, Singhal A, Bal C
Ohtahara syndrome is one of the causes of infantile epilepsies, which presents with refractory seizures and characteristic EEG changes. It is often associated with structural anomalies in the brain. We report a case of...
May 23, 2017
Yoshimura H, Matsumoto R, Ueda H, Ariyoshi K, Kawamoto M, Ishii J, Ikeda A, Takahashi R, Kohara N
OBJECTIVE: To delineate the clinical characteristics and functional outcome of status epilepticus (SE) in elderly people, and elucidate prognostic implications of SE-associated rhythmic and periodic patterns (RPPs) in ...
May 23, 2017
Tirol FG
A 50-year old male suffered new-onset clinical and subclinical seizures provoked by acute bilateral embolic strokes in the parietal and occipital regions as a complication of aortic valve replacement surgery. After suc...
May 23, 2017
Wang N, Han X, Liu H, Zhao T, Li J, Feng Y, Mi X, Zhang Y, Chen Y, Wang X
Accumulating evidence supports that activation of inflammatory pathways is a crucial factor contributing to the pathogenesis of seizures. In particular, the activation of interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β) system exerts procon...
May 20, 2017
Jiménez-Arredondo RE, Brambila-Tapia AJL, Mercado-Silva FM, Magaña-Torres MT, Figuera LE
Mutations in the SCN1A gene can result in syndromes associated with epilepsy, including the Dravet syndrome (DS). However, the prevalence of such mutations in these diseases varies widely between different studies, and...
May 19, 2017
Chandra SR, Viswanathan LG, Sindhu DM, Pai AR
INTRODUCTION: Immune dysregulation associated encephalopathies present with significant psychiatric manifestations and only a few soft neurological and general systemic features. They are generally resistant to treatme...
May 19, 2017
Alqwaifly M, Al-Ajlan FS, Al-Hindi H, Al Semari A
Brucellosis is a multisystem zoonotic disease. We report an unusual case of neurobrucellosis with seizures in an immunocompromised patient in Saudi Arabia who underwent renal transplantation. Magnetic resonance imaging...
May 18, 2017
Gooneratne IK, Green AL, Dugan P, Sen A, Franzini A, Aziz T, Cheeran B
For patients with pharmacoresistant focal epilepsy in whom surgical resection of the epileptogenic focus fails or was not feasible in the first place, there were few therapeutic options. Increasingly, neurostimulation ...
May 17, 2017
Dezsi G, Sieg F, Thomas M, O'Brien TJ, van der Hart M, Jones NC
Epilepsy is a common neurological condition characterised by spontaneous recurrent seizures. Current anti-epileptic drugs are only effective and tolerated in ~70% of patients, leaving a substantial proportion of patien...

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