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Clinical commentaries

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

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Article Temporal-parietal-occipital epilepsy in GEFS+ associated with SCN1A mutation
Antonella Riva, Antonietta Coppola, Ganna Balagura, Marcello Scala, Michele Iacomino, Francesca Marchese, Elisabetta Amadori, Simona Lattanzi, Roberta Meo, Salvatore Striano, Vincenzo Salpietro, Federico Zara, Carlo Minetti, Pasquale Striano, Leonilda Bilo

Article Successful treatment of epilepsia partialis continua with perampanel: two pediatric cases
Ali Mir, Montaha Almudhry, Fouad Al-Ghamdi, Shahid Bashir

Article Epilepsy phenotypes associated with MAP1B-related brain malformations
Ravindra Arya, Christine Spaeth, Wenying Zhang

Volume 23, issue 1, February 2021

Article Clinical experience of abrupt discontinuation of perampanel: a case series
Marko Blickhan, Tassanai Intravooth, Anke. M. Staack, Reinhold Kornmeier, Patricia Mahn, Matthias Schneider, Jakob Stockinger, Matthias Bacher, Christoph Kurth, Bernhard J. Steinhoff

En accès libre Clinical management of voice and breathing problems in two patients with vagus nerve stimulation therapy
With Video

Sonja Alantie, Tanja Makkonen, Satu Hietala, Jukka Peltola

Article Clinical seizure manifestations in the absence of synaptic connections
Emma Macdonald-Laurs, Catherine A. Bailey, Sarah Barton, Joseph Yuan-Mou Yang, Simone Mandelstam, Duncan Macgregor, Paul J. Lockhart, Richard J. Leventer, Wirginia J. Maixner, A. Simon Harvey

Article STXBP1 germline mutation and focal cortical dysplasia
With Video

Artem Sharkov, Olivier Dulac, Svetlana Gataullina

Article Television-induced electronegative photoparoxysmal response: an extratemporal seizure mimic?
Gabriel Calado, Nimit Desai, Dorothee Kasteleijn, William O. Tatum

Article Photoparoxysmal response in ADCK3 autosomal recessive ataxia: a case report and literature review
Sara Uccella, Livia Pisciotta, Mariasavina Severino, Enrico Bertini, Thea Giacomini, Ginevra Zanni, Giulia Prato, Elisa De Grandis, Lino Nobili, Maria Margherita Mancardi

Volume 22, issue 6, December 2020

Article Co-existence of idiopathic generalized and focal epilepsy suggested by simultaneous EEG-fMRI: a case report
Tomohiro Yamazoe, François Dubeau, Nicolás von Ellenrieder, Natalja Zazubovits, Jean Gotman

Article Anatomical electroclinical correlations during an SEEG-recorded seizure with autoscopic hallucination
Davide Fonti, Stanislas Lagarde, Julia Scholly, Anne Lépine, Didier Scavarada, Monica Puligheddu, Aileen McGonigal, Fabrice Bartolomei

Article Improved seizure burden and cognitive performance in a child treated with responsive neurostimulation (RNS) following febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES)
Liana Theroux, Yash Shah, Yael Cukier, Shaun Rodgers, Shefali Karkare, David Bonda, Sanjeev Kothare

Article Complex sleep-disordered breathing after vagus nerve stimulation: broadening the spectrum of adverse events of special interest
With Video

Miguel Oliveira Santos, Carla Bentes, Tiago Teodoro, Susana Moreira, Marta Marques, Diogo Tomé, Ana Rita Peralta

En accès libre A case series of super-refractory status epilepticus successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy
Hui Jan Tan, Tze Yuan Tee, Mazlina Husin, Ching Soong Khoo, Luke Sy-Cherng Woon

Article Vomiting and retching as presenting signs of focal epilepsy in children
With Video

Marion Depermentier, Nathalie Mercier, Roberto Santalucia, Renaud Lhommel, Marie-Cécile Nassogne, Maria Roberta Cilio

Article Benign familial infantile epilepsy associated with KCNQ3 mutation: a rare occurrence or an underestimated event?
Rosaria Nardello, Giuseppe Donato Mangano, Francesco Miceli, Antonina Fontana, Ettore Piro, Vincenzo Salpietro

Article Encephalopathy related to status epilepticus during sleep due to a de novo KCNA1 variant in the Kv-specific Pro-Val-Pro motif: phenotypic description and remarkable electroclinical response to ACTH
Angelo Russo, Giuseppe Gobbi, Antonella Pini, Rikke Steensbjerre Møller, Guido Rubboli

Volume 22, issue 5, October 2020

Article Description of a peculiar alternating ictal electroclinical pattern in a young boy with a novel SPATA5 mutation
With Video

Caterina Zanus, Paola Costa, Flavio Faletra, Luciana Musante, Angelo Russo, Luisa Grazian, Marco Carrozzi

Article Hippocampal deep brain stimulation: a therapeutic option in patients with extensive bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia: a case report
Arthur Cukiert, Cristine Mella Cukiert, Jose Augusto Burattini, Pedro Paulo Mariani

Article Efficacy of rituximab on seizure control and cognitive symptoms in leucine-rich, glioma-inactivated 1 (LGI1) limbic encephalitis: a high-density electroencephalography case study
Marta Cheli, Alessandro Dinoto, Valentina Tommasini, Miloš Ajčević, Giulio Stella, Mauro Catalan, David Stokelj, Arianna Sartori, Paolo Manganotti

Article Frequent epileptic apnoea in a patient with Pitt-Hopkins syndrome
Hiroyuki Yamada, Akiko Tamasaki, Masayoshi Oguri, Ikumi Hori, Shinji Saitoh, Yoshihiro Maegaki

Article Response to lacosamide monotherapy in a patient with medically refractory Jeavons syndrome: a case report and review of the literature
Ifrah Zawar, Linda Franic, Elia Pestana Knight

Article When the first seizure can be the last: ventricular fibrillation following a new-onset seizure
Anver Sethwala, Paul Sparks, Piero Perucca

Article Progressive myoclonic epilepsy: myoclonic epilepsy and ataxia due to KCNC1 mutation (MEAK): a case report and review of the literature
Niravkumar Barot, Megan Margiotta, Maromi Nei, Christopher Skidmore

Article Seizures triggered by eating: a rare form of reflex epilepsy
With Video

Nirosen Vijiaratnam, Christine Girges, Jacqueline Idaszak, Udaya Seneviratne

Volume 22, issue 4, August 2020

Article Neurocysticercosis and pharmacoresistant epilepsy: possible role of calcified lesions in epileptogenesis
Marcelo Freitas Schmid, Sandra Regina Perosa, Selvin Zacarias Reyes-Garcia, Marlene Mayzs Odreman, Ana Carolina Zetehaku, Nathalia Stela Visona Figueiredo, Jeana Torres Corso Duarte, Mirian Salvadori Bittar Guaranha, Maria da Graça Naffah Mazacoratti, Henrique Carrete Jr, Ricardo Silva Centeno, Elza Márcia Targas Yacubian

Article Tooth-brushing epilepsy: an SEEG study and surgical treatment
With Video

Oscar Martinez, María Sol Pacha, María Laura De Francesco, Luis Ariel Miquelini, Federico Sánchez González

Article EEG source estimation in a rare patient with cold-induced reflex epilepsy
With Video

Ye Ren, Xiaoli Li, Fengyu Cong, Shuying Xiao, Qin Zhang, Ting Ao, Jun Zhang, Yuping Wang, Tapani Ristaniemi, Ruihua Zhang

Article A de novo GABRB2 variant associated with myoclonic status epilepticus and rhythmic high-amplitude delta with superimposed (poly) spikes (RHADS)
With Video

Aiko Nishikawa, Yui Otani, Susumu Ito, Satoru Nagata, Mutsuki Shiota, Jun-ichi Takanashi, Mitsuko Nakashima, Hirotomo Saitsu, Naomichi Matsumoto, Hirokazu Oguni

Article Lingual epilepsia partialis continua: a detailed video-EEG and neuroimaging study
José L. Fernández-Torre, Enrique Marco de Lucas, Sara Urdiales-Sánchez, Gema Fernández-Lozano, Francisco Martínez-Dubarbie, Miguel A. Hernández-Hernández

Article Epidiolex-induced skin rash
Jaysingh Singh, Marika-Foteni Antimisiaris

Article Biallelic SZT2 variants in a child with developmental and epileptic encephalopathy
Ryosuke Tanaka, Satoru Takahashi, Mami Kuroda, Ryo Takeguchi, Nao Suzuki, Yoshio Makita, Yoko Narumi-Kishimoto, Tadashi Kaname

Volume 22, issue 3, June 2020

Article ATP6V1B2-related epileptic encephalopathy
With Video

Luciana Midori Inuzuka, Lúcia Inês Macedo-Souza, Bruno Della-Rippa, Fabiola Paoli Monteiro, Daniel de Souza Delgado, Luis Filipe Godoy, Luiza Ramos, Larissa Sampaio de Athayde Costa, Eliana Garzon, Fernando Kok

Article Effective posterior extension of callosotomy by gamma knife surgery
Hussein Hamdi, Sebastien Boissonneau, Sofiene Hadidane, Marc Guenot, Fabrice Bartolomei, Jean Regis

Article Early-onset epileptic encephalopathy with migrating focal seizures associated with a FARS2 homozygous missence variant
Dorothée Ville, Gaetan Lesca, Audrey Labalme, Vincent des Portes, Alexis Arzimanoglou, Julitta de Bellescize

Article De novo truncating mutation in SCN1A as a cause of febrile seizures plus (FS+)
Alex Jaimes, Rosa Guerrero-López, Beatriz González-Giráldez, Jose M. Serratosa

Article A multimodal diagnostic approach for lateralised rhythmic delta activity in the ictal-interictal continuum
Maddalena Spalletti, Francesca Pescini, Davide Gadda, Benedetta Piccardi, Maenia Scarpino, Riccardo Carrai, Cristina Boccardi, Antonello Grippo, Aldo Amantini

Article Eslicarbazepine for focal epilepsy and acute intermittent porphyria
Tamara Herrera-Fortin, Raluca Pana, Ewa Wesolowska, Josiane Bourré-Tessier, Dang K. Nguyen

Volume 22, issue 2, April 2020

En accès libre New-onset musicogenic epilepsy after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery
Aleksa T. Pejović, Nikola Vojvodić, Tijana Djukić, Maša Kovačević, Aleksandar J. Ristić, Vladimir Baščarević, Dragoslav Sokić

En accès libre MoCA as a cognitive assessment tool for absence status epilepticus
Sofia Grenho Rodrigues, Raquel Gil Gouveia, Carla Bentes

En accès libre Transient epileptic amnesia diagnosed using long-term electroencephalography
With Video

Camilla Dyremose Jensen, Thomas Krøigård, Christoph Patrick Beier

En accès libre Early Parkinsonism in a Senegalese girl with Lafora disease
Francesca Ragona, Laura Canafoglia, Barbara Castellotti, Roberta Solazzi, Sara Gabbiadini, Elena Freri, Vidmer Scaioli, Jacopo Cosimo DiFrancesco, Cinzia Gellera, Tiziana Granata

En accès libre Electropositive seizures and non-convulsive status epilepticus in a critically ill patient with prior skull defect
Margaret Moores, Christopher Picheca, Tadeu A. Fantaneanu

En accès libre Wada testing and fMRI in a polyglot evaluated for epilepsy surgery
Parker Bohm, Jake McKay, John Lucas, David Sabsevitz, Anteneh M. Feyissa, Tony Ritaccio, Sanjeet S. Grewal, Robert E. Wharen, Vivek Gupta, William O. Tatum

En accès libre Praxis-induced reflex seizures in two Japanese cases with ring chromosome 20 syndrome
Hirokazu Yamagishi, Masahide Goto, Hitoshi Osaka, Mari Kuwajima, Kazuhiro Muramatsu, Takanori Yamagata

Volume 22, issue 1, February 2020

En accès libre Two mutations in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit A4 (CHRNA4) in a family with autosomal dominant sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy
Lisa Langenbruch, Saskia Biskup, Peter Young, Bianca Dräger, Gabriel Möddel

En accès libre Age-dependent epileptic encephalopathy associated with an unusual co-occurrence of ZEB2 and SCN1A variants
With Video

Rosaria Nardello, Antonina Fontana, Giuseppe Donato Mangano, Stephanie Efthymiou, Vincenzo Salpietro, Henry Houlden, Salvatore Mangano

En accès libre A Chinese patient with epilepsy and WWOX compound heterozygous mutations
Jing He, Wenjing Zhou, Jie Shi, Bingqing Zhang, Haixiang Wang

En accès libre Epileptic encephalopathy with features of rapid-onset dystonia Parkinsonism and alternating hemiplegia of childhood: a novel combination phenotype associated with ATP1A3 mutation
Linh Tran, Jason Richards, Marie McDonald, Allyn McConkie-Rosell, Nicholas Stong, Joan Jasien, Vandana Shashi, Mohamad A. Mikati

Volume 21, issue 6, December 2019

En accès libre Defecation reflex seizures: a case report with long-term VEEG monitoring, neuroimaging and comprehensive epilepsy evaluation
With Video

Renata Pina Rocha, Eugenia Fialho Macedo, Regina Maria França Fernandes, Ursula Thomé, Américo C. Sakamoto, Lauro Wichert-Ana, Ana Paula Andrade Hamad