Intravenous Immunoglobulin as a Treatment for Intractable Epilepsy Secondary to Focal Cortical Dysplasia: A Meta-analysis.


BACKGROUND The observation of a dramatic response to intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) by a child from our center with intractable epilepsy due to focal cortical dysplasia prompted us to perform a meta-analysis on the efficiency of IVIG in this condition. Focal cortical dysplasia is a common cause of intractable epilepsy. Microglial activation and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.07.009