Jaime Campos-Castelló

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Nine patients with the Prader-Willi syndrome, ranging in age from 3 to 21 years, were examined clinically as well as studied in the sleep laboratory. They had striking disturbances of sleep-wakefulness patterns. All patients except one had the symptom of excessive daytime sleepiness. The most striking finding was the presence in five patients of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether visual evoked potentials (VEP) change, and to what degree, in different types of headache (migraine with or without aura, or tension headache). PATIENTS AND METHODS We made a transversal study of 78 children (aged 3-14 years) studied between March 1997 and August 1998, classified into three groups according to HIS diagnostic(More)
We present the results of a collaborative study on the association of congenital muscular dystrophy with central nervous system anomalies revealed by CT scan investigation of 10 patients. In seven children, an abnormal hypodensity of the cerebral white matter is found; in four of these patients, this radiological anomaly is either isolated, or associated(More)
A multicentric study of 15 cases of Rett syndrome selected with the diagnostic criteria according HAG-BERG et al: female sex, normal pre and perinatal period, normal psychomotor development through the first months of life, early dementia between 1-3 years of age with autistic behaviour, loss of acquired purposeful hand skill, "washing hands" stereotypies,(More)
INTRODUCTION Leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease that was first reported in 1997. Some time later the genetic anomalies responsible for the disease were identified, these being different mutations in any of the five genes that code for the five subunits of the translation initiation factor, eIF2B.(More)
Aicardi-Goutières syndrome (AGS) is a severe progressive familial encephalopathy, which is usually diagnosed shortly after birth. Using the principle of homozygosity mapping, genome-wide screening of five consanguineous families was performed to search for a homozygous region shared by all affected individuals. A total of 364 markers with an average spacing(More)
INTRODUCTION Levetiracetam (LEV) is the latest drug approved in the European Union for use in polytherapy in children over 4 years of age with partial epileptic seizures that are resistant to other antiepileptic drugs. AIM. To report our experience of associating LEV in children with medication resistant epileptic seizures. PATIENTS AND METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND The safety and effectiveness of lacosamide, an antiepileptic drug (AED) that selectively enhances the slow inactivation of voltage-gated sodium channels without affecting rapid inactivation, has been demonstrated in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials in adults with focal epileptic seizures. Although lacosamide is approved for use(More)