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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy

Epileptic spasms in paediatric post-traumatic epilepsy at a tertiary referral centre Volume 19, numéro 1, March 2017

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Auteurs
1 Division of Pediatric Epilepsy, Department of Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Case Western University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
2 Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
3 Division of Pediatric Neurology, Nemours DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware
4 Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
* Correspondence: Jun T. Park Section of Pediatric Epilepsy, Department of Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Epilepsy Center, Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 44106
  • Mots-clés : post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE), traumatic brain injury (TBI), epileptic spasms (ES), electroencephalography, seizure semiology
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2017.0900
  • Page(s) : 24-34
  • Année de parution : 2017

Aim

To recognize epileptic spasms (ES) as a seizure type after traumatic brain injury (TBI), accidental or non-accidental, in infants and children. In the process, we aim to gain some insight into the mechanisms of epileptogenesis in ES.