Response to Carbamazepine in KCNQ2 Related Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy

  title={Response to Carbamazepine in KCNQ2 Related Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy},
  author={Indar Kumar Sharawat and Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan and Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Naveen Sankhyan},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
To the Editor: A boy was born to non-consanguineous parents at term by an uncomplicated normal vaginal delivery after an uneventful antenatal period. He was well till day seven of life after which, he developed repeated seizures. The seizures were characterized by up-rolling of eyeballs and generalized stiffening of body followed by a cry. Each episode lasted for 30 to 40 s and 15–20 episodes/d. He was hospitalized and started on oral phenobarbitone (5 mg/kg/d). His blood sugar and serum… Expand

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