Robyn Whitney

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BACKGROUND Rett syndrome is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder that primarily affects females. Classically the disorder is characterized by early normal development, followed by a period of regression and later recovery or stagnation. Typical features include a loss of purposeful hand skills, development of hand stereotypies, loss of spoken language, gait(More)
BACKGROUND Seizures are a common early presentation in infants with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and can be preceded by electrographic changes on electroencephalography (EEG) before clinical seizure onset. A limited number of studies have addressed the initial EEG findings in TSC and the outcome of early treatment with antiepileptic medication prior to(More)
BACKGROUND The presence of cerebral astrocytic inclusions recently has been described in a subset of children with early-onset refractory epilepsy, with or without structural brain malformations, and varying degrees of developmental delay. METHODS We describe two new individuals with epilepsy with astrocytic inclusions and suggest that in some children(More)