Epilepsia partialis continua and defects in the mitochondrial respiratory chain.

@article{Riquet2008EpilepsiaPC,
  title={Epilepsia partialis continua and defects in the mitochondrial respiratory chain.},
  author={A. J. Riquet and St{\'e}phane Auvin and J M Cuisset and Marie-Dominique Lamblin and Bernard Sablonni{\'e}re and J -C Cuvellier and Gustavo Soto-ares and C. A. Maurage and Louis Vall{\'e}e},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  year={2008},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
UNLABELLED Epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) is characterized by continuous myoclonic or clonic jerks repeated at short intervals followed by a slowly progressive neurological disorder. We report three patients with EPC and a defect in the mitochondrial respiratory chain. METHODS Clinical, neuroradiological, and biochemical data were reported. RESULTS The patients presented continuous myoclonic jerks at age of 8 months, 11 months and 6 years, respectively. Two of the three patients had a… CONTINUE READING