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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy

Clinical commentaries

Clinical Commentaries are short reports of case studies that reflect truly novel findings.

Volume 20, issue 6, December 2018

Article Cortical surface intracranial electrodes identify clinically relevant seizures missed on scalp EEG after traumatic intracranial hemorrhage
Chris R. Marcellino, Samuel Lapalme-Remis, Alejandro A. Rabinstein, Jamie J. Van Gompel, Gregory A. Worrell, Eric T. Payne, Sara Hocker

Article Intractable apnoeic seizures in a child with a deletion typically associated with Williams syndrome
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Saber Jan, Ayako Ochi, Kota Kagawa, Peter Gill, Astrid Guttmann, Hiroshi Otsubo, Jeff Kobayashi

Article Hemiconvulsion-Hemiplegia-Epilepsy in a girl with cobalamin C deficiency
Kenneth A. Myers, Roy WR. Dudley, Myriam Srour

Article Under-reporting of nocturnal seizures using video-based home monitoring: a case study on the evaluation of the effect of vagal nerve stimulation
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Stefano Peciola, Sari-Leena Himanen, Andrew Knight, Maxine Dibué-Adjei, Sirpa Rainesalo, Jukka Peltola

Article KCNQ2 mutation in an infant with encephalopathy of infancy with migrating focal seizures
Alexander Freibauer, Kevin Jones

Article Faciobrachial dystonic seizures expressed as epileptic spasms, followed by focal seizures in anti-LGI1 encephalitis: a video-polygraphic study
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Giuseppe d’Orsi, Tommaso Martino, Alessandra Lalla, Maria Teresa Di Claudio, Elena Carapelle, Carlo Avolio

Article Juvenile absence epilepsy relapsing as recurrent absence status, mimicking transient global amnesia, in an elderly patient
Lorenzo Muccioli, Laura Licchetta, Carlotta Stipa, Paolo Tinuper, Francesca Bisulli

Volume 20, issue 5, October 2018

Article Stimulation-induced ictal vocalisation of left frontal lobe origin
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Leyla Baysal-Kirac, Elisabeth Hartl, Christian Vollmar, Katharina Ernst, Hannah Lohr, Soheyl Noachtar

Article Sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy and peri-ictal hypotension in a patient with syntaxin-1B mutation
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Joao Peres, Francisco Antunes, Bilal Zonjy, Anna L. Mitchell, Samden D. Lhatoo

Article Refractory epilepsy secondary to anti-GAD encephalitis treated with DBS post SEEG evaluation: a novel case report based on stimulation findings
Lisa Gillinder, Alexander Lehn, Jason Papacostas, Sarah Olson, Stefan Blum, Sasha Dionisio

Article Ictal SPECT reveals different epileptogenic zones in frontal lobe epilepsy
Pedro Correia, Christian Vollmar, Jan Rémi, Christian la Fougere, Soheyl Noachtar

Article Electroclinical history of a five-year-old girl with GRIN1-related early-onset epileptic encephalopathy: a video-case study
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Erica Pironti, Francesca Granata, Francesca Cucinotta, Antonella Gagliano, Stephanie Efthymiou, Henry Houlden, Vincenzo Salpietro, Gabriella Di Rosa

Article Genetic (idiopathic) generalized epilepsy with occipital semiology
Pablo Gómez-Porro, Angel Aledo Serrano, Rafael Toledano, Irene García-Morales, Antonio Gil-Nagel

Article Lacosamide for SCN2A-related intractable neonatal and infantile seizures
Flor-Hirsch Hadar, Heyman Eli, Livneh Ayelet, Reish Orit, Watemberg Nathan, Litmanovits Ita, Ben Sason Lilli Anat, Lev Dorit, Lerman Sagie Tally, Bassan Haim

Article Diaper changing-induced reflex seizures in CDKL5-related epilepsy
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Roberta Solazzi, Elena Fiorini, Elena Parrini, Francesca Darra, Bernardo Dalla Bernardina, Gaetano Cantalupo

Volume 20, issue 4, August 2018

Article Epileptic ictal strabismus: a case report and review of the literature
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Francesco Brigo, Franco Alessandrini, Giammario Ragnedda, Piera Canu, Veronica Tavernelli, Arianna Bratti, Raffaele Nardone

Article Neonatal tremor episodes and hyperekplexia-like presentation at onset in a child with SCN8A developmental andepileptic encephalopathy
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Linda Pons, Gaëtan Lesca, Damien Sanlaville, Nicolas Chatron, Audrey Labalme, Véronique Manel, Alexis Arzimanoglou, Julitta de Bellescize, Laurence Lion-François

Article Biallelic loss-of-function UBA5 mutations in a patient with intractable West syndrome and profound failure to thrive
Atsuro Daida, Shin-ichiro Hamano, Satoru Ikemoto, Ryuki Matsuura, Mitsuko Nakashima, Naomichi Matsumoto, Mitsuhiro Kato

Article Probable dysimmune epilepsia partialis continua manifesting as epileptic moving toes syndrome: electroclinical features of a challenging case
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Francesco Brigo, Alberto Vogrig, Arianna Bratti, Veronica Tavernelli, Raffaele Nardone, Eugen Trinka

Article A triad of infantile spasms, nystagmus and a focal tonic seizure
With Video

Stephanie Garcia Tarodo, Thu Nguyen, Emmanuelle Ranza, Serge Vulliémoz, Christian M. Korff

Article A child with hyperekplexia and epileptic myoclonus
With Video

Lara Wadi, Yasser Medlej, Makram Obeid

Volume 20, issue 3, June 2018

Article Atypical postictal transient subcortical T2 hypointensity in a newly diagnosed diabetic patient with seizures
Matteo Paoletti, Ana Bacila, Anna Pichiecchio, Lisa Maria Farina, Elisa Rognone, Riccardo Cremascoli, Simona Fanucchi, Raffaele Manni, Stefano Bastianello

Article Early-onset epileptic encephalopathy with myoclonic seizures related to 9q33.3-q34.11 deletion involving STXBP1 and SPTAN1 genes
Akilandeswari Aravindhan, Kinal Shah, Jayoung Pak, Aravindhan Veerapandiyan

Article Two cases of opercular myoclonic-anarthric status epilepticus
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Amaia Muñoz-Lopetegi, Gorka Fernández García de Eulate, Jon Rodríguez-Antigüedad Muñoz, Alberto Bergareche, Juan José Poza

Article Chromosome 14q11.2-q21.1 duplication: a rare cause of West syndrome
Özdem Ertürk Çetin, Cengiz Yalçınkaya, Birsen Karaman, Veysi Demirbilek, Beyhan Tüysüz

Article Antiepileptic effect of olanzapine in epilepsy patients with atypical depressive comorbidity
Xiangmiao Qiu, Bianca Zingano, Shixu He, Xi Zhu, Anjiao Peng, Jianan Duan, Peter Wolf, Lei Chen

Article A case of perioral myoclonia with absences and its evolution in adulthood?
Reyhan Surmelı, Hatice Kurucu, Ayse Destina Yalcın, Seher Naz Yenı

Article GAD65 antibody-associated autoimmune epilepsy with unique independent bitemporal-onset ictal asystole
Caitlin E. D'Souza, Anteneh M. Feyissa

Article High-level visual manifestations of epileptic seizures originating from the medial parietal cortex
Shrita Pendekanti, Sori Baek, Yagmur Basak Kilinc, Josef Parvizi

Volume 20, issue 2, April 2018

Article Ictal laryngospasm monitored by video-EEG and polygraphy: a potential SUDEP mechanism
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Nuria Lacuey, Laura Vilella, Johnson P. Hampson, Jayakumar Sahadevan, Samden D. Lhatoo

Article Rapid antiepileptic drug withdrawal may obscure localizing information obtained during presurgical EEG recordings
Yulia Novitskaya, Mandy Hintz, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage

En accès libre Electroclinical and radiological observation of dysfunctional zones in a patient with neurosyphilis
Katsuya Sakai, Shogo Yazawa, Akiko Sugimoto, Koichi Nakao, Kazuhito Tsuruta, Eiji Ochiai, Yukiko Suzuki, Masao Matsuhashi

Article Unilateral abdominal clonic seizures of parietal lobe origin: EEG findings
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Danah Aljaafari, Fábio A. Nascimento, Alon Abraham, Danielle M. Andrade, Richard A. Wennberg

Volume 20, issue 1, February 2018

Article Clinical-radiological-pathological correlation in an unusual case of refractory epilepsy: a two-year journey of whodunit!
Deepak Menon, Ramshekhar N Menon, Chandrasekharan Kesavadas, Anita Mahadevan, Ashalatha Radhakrishnan, Sudheeran Kannoth, Pradeep P Nair, Mathew Abraham, Bejoy Thomas, Sanjeev V Thomas

Article Sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy activated by rapid eye movement sleep
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Xiaoli Wang, Lara V Marcuse, Lang Jin, Ying Zhang, Wenjuan Zhang, Beibei Chen, Na Yuan, Bi Wang, Yonghong Liu

Article De novo absence status epilepticus of late onset (DNASLO) precipitated by oral treatment with cefuroxime: description of an ambulatory case
José L Fernández-Torre, Alicia Paramio-Paz, Anjana López-Delgado, María Martín-García, Isabel González-Aramburu, Miguel A Hernández-Hernández

Article Somatosensory reflex epilepsy: simultaneous video-EEG monitoring and surface EMG
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Kyoung Jin Hwang, Dae Won Seo, Seong Bong Hong, Eun Yeon Joo

Article Exceptional response to brivaracetam in a patient with refractory idiopathic generalized epilepsy and absence seizures
Alberto Grande-Martín, David Sopelana-Garay, José Manuel Pardal-Fernández, Rosa María Sánchez-Honrubia, Álvaro Abelardo Sánchez-Larsen

Volume 19, issue 4, December 2017

En accès libre Seizure semiology of anti-LGI1 antibody encephalitis
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Nicholas J. Beimer, Linda M. Selwa

En accès libre Serial EEG findings in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: correlation between clinical course and EEG
Jun Ueda, Michi Kawamoto, Ryota Hikiami, Junko Ishii, Hajime Yoshimura, Riki Matsumoto, Nobuo Kohara

En accès libre A case of post-leptospirosis autoimmune epilepsy presenting with sleep-related hypermotor seizures
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Prashant Makhija, Siby Gopinath, Sudheeran Kannoth, Kurupath Radhakrishnan

En accès libre Mowat-Wilson syndrome presenting with fever-associated seizures
Se Eun Seo, Se Hee Kim, Seung Tae Lee, Jong Rak Choi, Joon Soo Lee, Heung Dong Kim, Hoon-Chul Kang

En accès libre Adult-onset Rasmussen encephalitis associated with focal cortical dysplasia
Katharina Hohenbichler, Julie Lelotte, Renaud Lhommel, Riëm El Tahry, Pascal Vrielynck, Susana Ferrao Santos

En accès libre Occipital ulegyria causing epilepsy and visual impairment: an easily overlooked epilepsy syndrome
Antoinette O’Connor, Daniel J. Costello

En accès libre A case of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis revealed by insular epilepsy
Charlotte De Maeseneire, Riem El Tahry, Susana Ferrao Santos

Volume 19, issue 3, September 2017

En accès libre Brain connectivity changes during ictal aggression (a strangulation attempt)
Fabrice Bartolomei, Stanislas Lagarde, Isabelle Lambert, Agnes Trébuchon, Samuel Médina Villalon, Aileen McGonigal, Christian G Benar

En accès libre Acquired epileptic opercular syndrome related to a heterozygous deleterious substitution in GRIN2A
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Claudine Sculier, Anne-Sophie Tilmant, Xavier De Tiège, Sanda Giurgea, Philippe Paquier, Gabrielle Rudolf, Gaetan Lesca, Patrick Van Bogaert

En accès libre Practical clues for diagnosing WWOX encephalopathy
Oana Tarta-Arsene, Diana Barca, Dana Craiu, Catrinel Iliescu

En accès libre Pointed rhythmic theta waves: a unique EEG pattern in KCNQ2-related neonatal epileptic encephalopathy
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Sarah Grace Buttle, Erick Sell, David Dyment, Srinivas Bulusu, Daniela Pohl

En accès libre Transient lesions of the splenium of the corpus callosum following rapid withdrawal of levetiracetam
Ryo Sawagashira, Hisashi Narita, Naoki Hashimoto, Tsugiko Kurita, Shin Nakagawa, Takuya Saitoh, Ichiro Kusumi