[Considerations on neonatal epileptic encephalopathies apropos of a personal case].

@article{Estivill1984ConsiderationsON,
  title={[Considerations on neonatal epileptic encephalopathies apropos of a personal case].},
  author={E Duard Estivill and Francisco X. Sanmart{\'i} and E. Schossland and M. J Vergara Pineda},
  journal={Revue d'electroencephalographie et de neurophysiologie clinique},
  year={1984},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          197-202
        }
}
Studies were done on a newborn with tonic status seizures beginning at 15 days old to his death at 3 months of age. The clinical features were: (1) important psychomotor retardation; (2) tonic seizures consisting of flexion or extension of the upper limbs and head, ocular revulsion, facial cyanosis and respiration troubles. The seizure mean duration was from 4 to 6 sec. The seizures appeared sometimes isolated, sometimes in bursts with an increasing frequency but not related to the nycthemeral… CONTINUE READING