M Nieto Barrera

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AIMS Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy (SMEI) is an epileptic syndrome recognised by the ICE of 1985 and 1989 and in the proposal put forward by the ILAE Task Force on Classification and Terminology in 2001. In this paper, its historical development, nosological characteristics and treatment are described. DEVELOPMENT Although identified by Dravet in(More)
The brain abscess is not frequent in childhood. However, they have important and serious consequences. We have studied the natural history of fifteen cases, emphasizing the situations in which they appear with the purpose to avoid them. Our results are similar to those of other series in regard to the etiology, manifestations, diagnosis and treatment. The(More)
A four month old boy with typical clinical, biochemical and pathological picture of Reye's syndrome is reported. He was treated with peritoneal dialysis and survived. He presented flexor-spasms with hipsarrythmic E.E.G. one month after the beginning of the clinical picture. Some coments are made on the relation of both conditions and prognostic data on the(More)
OBJECTIVE The association of a language disorder with epilepsy is observed in some circumstance, with or without a causal relationship. In Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS), it is estimated that the aphasia is directly caused by epileptic discharges in language areas. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten children with LKS are studied. The clinical and(More)