Lívia Lucena de Medeiros

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PURPOSE Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a rare entity characterized by epilepsy and aphasia. It occurs in previously normal children, usually between three and seven years of age. The long-term outcome of LKS is not completely clear. The aim of this study is to verify the long-term follow-up of a group of patients with LKS, focusing on clinical and(More)
Rolandic epilepsy (RE) is the most common type of childhood focal epilepsy. Although there is no intellectual deficit, children with RE may have specific cognitive impairments. The aims of this study were to identify changes in executive functions in children with RE and to verify the influence of epilepsy and seizure variables. We evaluated 25 children(More)
BACKGROUND Rolandic Epilepsy is the most common form of childhood epilepsy. It is classified as idiopathic, age-related epileptic syndrome with benign evolution. The absence of neuropsychological impairment is part of the criteria of benignity of this epilepsy syndrome. Recently, however, several deficits related to attention and language have been(More)
Objective: To report a rare non traumatic fracture of femur after a partial secondarily generalized tonic seizure in a infant. Description – A 7-month-old female patient was referred to the Pediatric Hospital with two complaints: 1) frequent epileptic seizures since the age of 3 months and 2) intermittent crying when the left leg is moved or manipulated(More)
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