Nicola Jolleff

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AIM Worster-Drought syndrome (WDS), or congenital suprabulbar paresis, is a permanent movement disorder of the bulbar muscles causing persistent difficulties with swallowing, feeding, speech, and saliva control owing to a non-progressive disturbance in early brain development. As such, it falls within the cerebral palsies. The aim of this study was to(More)
OBJECTIVE The high prevalence and impact of neurodevelopmental comorbidities in childhood epilepsy are now well known, as are the increased risks and familial aggregation of reading disability (RD) and speech sound disorder (SSD) in rolandic epilepsy (RE). The risk factors for RD in the general population include male sex, SSD, and ADHD, but it is not known(More)
We report the case of a six-year-old boy who presented in infancy with infantile spasms and left focal seizures. An MR scan at two months was suggestive of a right parietal cortical dysplasia, although this was less apparent on repeat scan at 11 months. The initial response to anti-epileptic medications was good; surgery was therefore deferred at that time.(More)
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