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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 4, August 2018

Article A triad of infantile spasms, nystagmus and a focal tonic seizure
Stephanie Garcia Tarodo, Thu Nguyen, Emmanuelle Ranza, Serge Vulliémoz, Christian M. Korff

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

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

Article A child with hyperekplexia and epileptic myoclonus
Lara Wadi, Yasser Medlej, Makram Obeid

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

Volume 20, issue 3, June 2018

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

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
With Video

Amaia Muñoz-Lopetegi, Gorka Fernández García de Eulate, Jon Rodríguez-Antigüedad Muñoz, Alberto Bergareche, Juan José Poza

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

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

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

Volume 20, issue 2, April 2018

Article Ictal laryngospasm monitored by video-EEG and polygraphy: a potential SUDEP mechanism
With Video

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
With Video

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
With Video

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

Article 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

Article A case of post-leptospirosis autoimmune epilepsy presenting with sleep-related hypermotor seizures
With Video

Prashant Makhija, Siby Gopinath, Sudheeran Kannoth, Kurupath Radhakrishnan

Article 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

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

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

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

Article Seizure semiology of anti-LGI1 antibody encephalitis
With Video

Nicholas J. Beimer, Linda M. Selwa

Volume 19, issue 3, September 2017

Article 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

Article 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

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

Article Pointed rhythmic theta waves: a unique EEG pattern in KCNQ2-related neonatal epileptic encephalopathy
With Video

Sarah Grace Buttle, Erick Sell, David Dyment, Srinivas Bulusu, Daniela Pohl

Article 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

Article Hyperkinetic motor seizures: a common semiology generated by two different cortical seizure origins
Lisa Vaugier, Aileen McGonigal, Stanislas Lagarde, Agnes Trébuchon, William Szurhaj, Philippe Derambure, Fabrice Bartolomei

Article Ictal asystole in a patient with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) and seizures
Joanna Suski, Reginald Ho, Maromi Nei

Article Pharmacoresistant epileptic eyelid twitching in a child with a mutation in SYNGAP1
With Video

Tetsuya Okazaki, Yoshiaki Saito, Rika Hiraiwa, Shinji Saitoh, Masachika Kai, Kaori Adachi, Yoko Nishimura, Eiji Nanba, Yoshihiro Maegaki

Volume 19, issue 2, June 2017

En accès libre The semiology of benign focal epilepsy with affective symptoms
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Fábio A. Nascimento, Márcio A. Sotero de Menezes, Cristiane A. Simão, Bruno T. Takeshita, Samanta F. Blattes da Rocha, Pedro A. Kowacs

En accès libre Focal epilepsy with paroxysmal pain due to somatic injury
With Video

Tao Yu, Chang Liu, Guojun Zhang, Liang Qiao, Duanyu Ni, Yuping Wang, Yongjie Li

En accès libre De novo 8p23.1 deletion in a patient with absence epilepsy
Nihan Hande Akcakaya, Özlem Yalcin Capan, Herbert Schulz, Thomas Sander, Server Hande Caglayan, Zuhal Yapıcı

En accès libre Intractable ictal vomiting: a new form of reflex epilepsy?
With Video

Sachin Sureshbabu, Dinesh Nayak, Vikash Aggarwal, Sudhir Peter, Laxmi Khanna, Gaurav Mittal

En accès libre Alternating hemiplegia of childhood and a pathogenic variantof ATP1A3: a case report and pathophysiological considerations
Elena Pavlidis, Peter Uldall, Camilla Gøbel Madsen, Marina Nikanorova, Martin Fabricius, Hans Høgenhaven, Francesco Pisani, Rikke S. Møller, Elena Gardella, Guido Rubboli

Volume 19, issue 1, March 2017

En accès libre Epilepsy with myoclonic atonic seizures and chronic cerebellar symptoms associated with antibodies against glutamate receptors N2B and D2 in serum and cerebrospinal fluid
Ryuki Matsuura, Shin-ichiro Hamano, Satoru Ikemoto, Yuko Hirata, Kotoko Suzuki, Kenjiro Kikuchi, Yukitoshi Takahashi

En accès libre Epileptic seizures, coma and EEG burst-suppression from suicidal bupropion intoxication
Anna Hiro Noda, Ulrich Schu, Tanja Maier, Susanne Knake, Felix Rosenow

En accès libre Levetiracetam-induced thrombocytopenia in a patient with status epilepticus
Jonguk Kim, Jung-Won Shin

En accès libre GNAO1-associated epileptic encephalopathy and movement disorders: c.607G>A variant represents a probable mutation hotspot with a distinct phenotype
With Video

Ravindra Arya, Christine Spaeth, Donald L. Gilbert, James L. Leach, Katherine D. Holland

En accès libre Managing Lafora body disease with vagal nerve stimulation
Mohamad A. Mikati, Faysal Tabbara

En accès libre Auditory seizures in autoimmune epilepsy: a case with anti-thyroid antibodies
Claudia Varrasi, Domizia Vecchio, Luca Magistrelli, Gionata Strigaro, Laura Tassi, Roberto Cantello

En accès libre Hemispheric polymicrogyria and neonatal seizures: a potentially life-threatening combination
Paula M. Brna, A. Simon Harvey, Richard J. Leventer