John Libbey Eurotext

The challenge of epilepsy surgery and intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring in an underweight young infant Ahead of print

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Authors
1 Epilepsy Research and Treatment Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2 Neurosurgery Discipline, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3 Adult Diagnostic Imaging Discipline, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
4 Department of Pathology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil
5 Neuroscience Discipline, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil
a These authors contributed equally
• Correspondence:
Jose Eduardo Peixoto-Santos
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil

A two-month-old female with seizures since the 15th day of life and recurrent status epilepticus (SE) was admitted to the intensive care unit. Seizure semiology included oral automatisms, right eye and head version, bilateral blinking, and asymmetric tonic posturing with right extension and left flexion of the upper limbs, lasting for 40 seconds. She presented with 30 seizures/day, which were pharmacoresistant to phenytoin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine, clobazam, and levetiracetam (supplementary [...]