Epileptic Encephalopathies in Infants and Children

@article{Nordli2012EpilepticEI,
  title={Epileptic Encephalopathies in Infants and Children},
  author={D. Nordli},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={420–424}
}
  • D. Nordli
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Summary: The term epileptic encephalopathy is used to describe diffuse brain dysfunction that is caused, at least in part, by some aspect of epilepsy. Early-infantile epileptic encephalopathy (EIEE), West syndrome, late infantile epileptic encephalopathy, and Lennox-Gastaut are four epilepsy syndromes. These epilepsies are also among the most severe with dire consequences including intractable seizures and severe cognitive dysfunction. These epilepsies share several important characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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