Epileptic Disorders


Continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep related to sulthiame? Volume 24, numéro 1, February 2022


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1 Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatría “Prof. Dr. Juan P Garrahan”. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 Department of Neurology, Hospital de Niños Victor Vilela, Rosario, Argentina
* Correspondence: Roberto Caraballo Combate de los Pozos 1881 CP 1245, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Self-limited epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (SLECTS) is a common and well-delineated epilepsy syndrome in childhood. Atypical evolution of SLECTS is defined by the appearance of severe neuropsychological impairment and continuous spike and waves during slow sleep (CSWSS) [1, 2].Sulthiame was found to be useful as add-on treatment for SLECTS and CSWSS [3-5] Here, we present two patients with SLECTS, who showed the atypical clinical manifestations associated with CSWSS which may have been induced [...]