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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 2, April 2018

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 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 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

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

Volume 20, issue 1, February 2018

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

Article Sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy activated by rapid eye movement sleep
With Video

Xiaoli Wang, Lara V Marcuse, Lang Jin, Ying Zhang, Wenjuan Zhang, Beibei Chen, Na Yuan, Bi Wang, Yonghong Liu

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 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 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

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

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

Prashant Makhija, Siby Gopinath, Sudheeran Kannoth, Kurupath Radhakrishnan

Article Seizure semiology of anti-LGI1 antibody encephalitis
With Video

Nicholas J. Beimer, Linda M. Selwa

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

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

Volume 19, issue 3, September 2017

Article Acquired epileptic opercular syndrome related to a heterozygous deleterious substitution in GRIN2A
With Video

Claudine Sculier, Anne-Sophie Tilmant, Xavier De Tiège, Sanda Giurgea, Philippe Paquier, Gabrielle Rudolf, Gaetan Lesca, Patrick Van Bogaert

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 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

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

Volume 19, issue 2, June 2017

En accès libre The semiology of benign focal epilepsy with affective symptoms
With Video

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

Article 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

Article Intractable ictal vomiting: a new form of reflex epilepsy?
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Sachin Sureshbabu, Dinesh Nayak, Vikash Aggarwal, Sudhir Peter, Laxmi Khanna, Gaurav Mittal

Article 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

En accès libre Ictus emeticus presenting as an unusual seizure type in chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
With Video

Pi-Lien Hung, Li-Tung Huang, Shang-Yeong Kwan, Kai-Ping Chang, Hsin-Hung Chen, Yi-Yen Lee, Hueng-Chuen Fan, Chien Chen

Volume 18, issue 4, December 2016

En accès libre Aicardi syndrome: epilepsy surgery as a palliative treatment option for selected patients and pathological findings
Irina Podkorytova, Ajay Gupta, Elaine Wyllie, Ahsan Moosa, William Bingaman, Richard Prayson, Elia M Pestana Knight

En accès libre Stimulation of the bilateral anterior nuclei of the thalamus in the treatment of refractory epilepsy: two cases of subcortical band heterotopia
Ana Franco, José Pimentel, Alexandre Rainha Campos, Carlos Morgado, Sara Pinelo, António Gonçalves Ferreira, Carla Bentes

En accès libre Drug-resistant epilepsy after treatment for childhood acute lymphocytic leukaemia: from focal epilepsy to Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Karina A. González-Otárula, Blanca Mercedes Álvarez, François Dubeau

En accès libre Can diffusion-weighted imaging be used as a tool to predict seizures in patients with PLEDS?
Jaishree Narayanan

En accès libre Amoxicillin, a potential epileptogenic drug
João Raposo, Rute Teotónio, Conceição Bento, Francisco Sales

Volume 18, issue 3, September 2016

En accès libre Sultiame revisited: treatment of refractory absence seizures
Kathleen M. Gorman, Amre Shahwan

En accès libre Electroclinical phenotypes and outcomes in TBC1D24-related epilepsy
Brian Appavu, Natalie Guido-Estrada, Kristin Lindstrom, Theresa Grebe, John F. Kerrigan, Matthew Troester

Volume 18, issue 2, June 2016

En accès libre Non-ketotic hyperglycaemia presenting as epilepsia partialis continua
Kyoung Jin Hwang, SungSang Yoon, Key-Chung Park

En accès libre Initial manifestation of type I diabetes mellitus as an unusual cause of early post-operative seizures
Barbora Benova, Pavel Krsek, Zdenek Sumnik, Martin Kudr, Vladimir Komarek, Michal Tichy

En accès libre Neuronal autoantibodies in patients with Rasmussen's encephalitis
Bedia Samanci, Pınar Tektürk, Erdem Tüzün, Ece Erdağ, Demet Kınay, Zuhal Yapıcı, Betül Baykan

En accès libre Early-life epileptic encephalopathy secondary to SZT2 pathogenic recessive variants
Charu Venkatesan, Brad Angle, John J. Millichap

Volume 18, issue 1, March 2016

En accès libre RFT1-congenital disorder of glycosylation (CDG) syndrome: a cause of early-onset severe epilepsy
With Video

Alec Aeby, Cynthia Prigogine, Catheline Vilain, Geneviève Malfilatre, Jaak Jaeken, Damien Lederer, Patrick Van Bogaert

En accès libre Deterioration of dyslexia after non-dominant temporal lobectomy for drug-resistant epilepsy
Roel H.L. Haeren, Marc P.H. Hendriks, Marielle Vlooswijk, Lex Verdyck, Vivianne H.J.M. van Kranen-Mastenbroek, Louis Wagner, Sophie van Benthum, Olaf E.M.G. Schijns