M A Rodríguez-Vives

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Symptomatic epilepsy secondary to hereditary metabolic or degenerative disorders, is usually associated to neurological deterioration. Though epilepsy by itself does not induce neurological deterioration, we should remind that some epileptics encephalopathies, such as the West or Lennox-Gastaut syndromes, do actually induce limited neurological(More)
INTRODUCTION The disorders of the autistic spectrum form a collection of symptoms due to dysfunction of the central nervous system with great variations in the degree of severity. Autism is considered to be a generalized disorder of development (DSM-IV). Autism is not defined as a specific disease, since it does not have a specific aetiology. DEVELOPMENT(More)
INTRODUCTION AND CLINICAL CASE We present a male patient which presented distal muscular stiffness, from the first hours of the life. At this time, he also presented episodes of generalized muscular hypertonia with cyanosis and apnoea, started by somato-sensorial stimuli. Those episodes were terminated by passive flexion of the extremities and the head.(More)
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