John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

A commentary on Encephalopathy related to Status Epilepticus during slow Sleep: from concepts to terminology Volume 21, supplément 1, June 2019

Auteurs
1 University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2 Danish Epilepsy Center, Filadelfia / University of Copenhagen, Dianalund, Denmark

The “debate” among Edouard Hirsch, Roberto Caraballo, Bernardo Dalla Bernardina, Tobias Loddenkemper and Sameer Zuberi (Hirsch et al., p. S5-12) highlights effectively some shared concepts that define Encephalopathy related to Status Epilepticus during slow Sleep (ESES). There is a large consensus among the five experts that the cardinal features that characterize ESES are: a) childhood onset; b) self-limited focal or generalized enhancement of EEG abnormalities during NREM sleep; c) [...]