Farah Thabet

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INTRODUCTION A case of cefepime-induced nonconvulsive status epilepticus in a 15-year-old child with end stage renal disease on hemodialysis is reported. Clinical symptoms and EEG dramatically improved 48 h after discontinuation of cefepime. METHODS Twenty-five cases of nonconvulsive status epilepticus associated with cefepime that have been reported in(More)
The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a new human disease caused by a novel coronavirus (CoV). The disease is reported mainly in adults. Data in children are scarce. The disease caused by MERS-CoV in children presents with a wide range of clinical manifestations, and it is associated with a lower mortality rate compared with adults. Poor outcome is(More)
Acute necrotizing encephalopathy is a rare, clinically distinct entity of acute encephalopathy triggered by acute febrile diseases, mostly viral infections. It is postulated to arise from uncontrolled cytokine release during a febrile illness, and is most often seen in East Asia. We describe a rare Saudi patient of acute necrotizing encephalopathy(More)
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