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Effect of antiepileptic drugs on bone density in ambulatory patients
TLDR
Epilepsy and its therapy, including the newer drugs, are risk factors for low bone density, irrespective of vitamin D levels, as well as single vs multiple therapy on bone density.
De novo mutations in ATP1A3 cause alternating hemiplegia of childhood
TLDR
De novo ATP1A3 mutations are identified as the primary cause ofAlternating hemiplegia of childhood and insight into disease pathophysiology is offered by expanding the spectrum of phenotypes associated with mutations in ATP 1A3.
Effect of antiepileptic drugs on bone density in ambulatory patients
TLDR
The authors found a significant correlation between duration of AED use and BMD and the population in Beirut is very different from the database and without first validating the database in Beirut the implication set out in the conclusion is invalid.
Common genetic variation and susceptibility to partial epilepsies: a genome-wide association study
TLDR
It is shown that, at best, common genetic variation can only have a modest role in predisposition to the partial epilepsies when considered across syndromes in Europeans, and research efforts should also be directed towards identifying the multiple rare variants likely to account for at least part of the heritability of the partial seizures.
Landau‐Kleffner Syndrome: Consistent Response to Repeated Intravenous γ‐Globulin Doses: A Case Report
TLDR
An 8–year‐old girl who failed other therapies but who had a consistent response after treatment with intravenous (i.v.) γ‐globulin is reported.
Benign pediatric localization-related epilepsies.
  • L. Chahine, M. Mikati
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy…
  • 1 December 2006
TLDR
The diagnosis of a "possible" or "probable" benign epilepsy syndrome may need to be applied to patients initially suspected of having such syndromes until follow-up shows that they clearly follow a benign course.
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