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We retrospectively evaluated a set of 205 children with autism and compared it to the partial sub-set of 71 (34.6%) children with a history of regression. From 71 children with regression, signs of epileptic processes were present in 43 (60.6%), 28 (65.12%) suffered clinical epileptic seizures, and 15 (34.9%) just had an epileptiform abnormality on the EEG.(More)
OBJECTIVE 18q deletion syndrome is a multiple-anomaly mental retardation syndrome associated with congenital aural atresia. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of the congenital aural atresia phenotype in 18q deletion syndrome patients and to delineate a potential critical region for congenital aural atresia at the 18q22.3-18q23 region.(More)
INTRODUCTION Optic nerve compression is an uncommon disorder leading to deterioration or complete loss of vision. CASE PRESENTATION We describe the case of a 14-year-old Caucasian girl with a gradual deterioration of vision in her right eye. Using modern imaging techniques and endonasal endoscopic surgery, we identified the cause and removed the(More)
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