High-dose glucocorticoid therapy in the management of seizures in neonatal incontinentia pigmenti: a case report.

@article{Wolf2015HighdoseGT,
  title={High-dose glucocorticoid therapy in the management of seizures in neonatal incontinentia pigmenti: a case report.},
  author={David Patterson Silver Wolf and W Christopher Golden and Julie E Hoover-Fong and Carolyn D Applegate and Bernard A Cohen and Emily L. Germain-Lee and Morton F. Goldberg and Thomas Owen Crawford and Estelle B. Gauda},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={
          100-6
        }
}
Incontinentia pigmenti is an X-linked dominant disorder resulting from a mutation of IKBKG. This disorder has a classic dermatologic presentation, but neurologic involvement, with seizures and cortical infarction, can arise shortly after birth. There are no specific therapies available for the manifestations of incontinentia pigmenti. Here, we describe the clinical, electrographic, and neuroradiologic effect of systemic glucocorticoid therapy in a neonate with incontinentia pigmenti manifesting… CONTINUE READING
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