Intravenous immune globulin in the treatment of intractable childhood epilepsy.

Many clinical and experimental data strongly support the role of immune mechanisms in the pathogenesis of childhood epilepsy. Following Pechadre's first observations with intramuscular immune globulin (IMIG), intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) has been employed in some forms of intractable childhood epilepsy (ICE), mainly in West syndrome (WS) and Lennox… CONTINUE READING