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Neurologic regression in a previously healthy child may be caused by metabolic or neurodegenerative disorders, many of which have no definitive treatment. We report a case of a previously healthy 8-year-old boy who presented with a month-long history of waxing and waning encephalopathy and acute regression, followed by seizures. Evaluation for a metabolic… (More)
Investigators from The Barrow Neurological Institute, Creighton University, University of Kentucky and the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine investigated the effect of ketone bodies and the ketogenic diet on epileptic Kcna1-null mice.
Investigators from the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago IL and the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT have conducted a prospective cohort study of 613 children with newly diagnosed epilepsy to evaluate the occurrence of complete remission and predictive factors. Of the 613 patients recruited, 516 were followed for greater… (More)
Investigators from the University of California, San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente report the incidence of Dravet Syndrome in a population based cohort.
Intracranial hemorrhage accounts for about 50% of all pediatric stroke. Studies of term infants with intracranial hemorrhage have shown favorable motor and cognitive outcome. The goal of this study was to examine the risk of developing epilepsy in full-term infants with intracranial hemorrhage. A retrospective study was performed of term neonates (greater… (More)