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Epileptic Disorders

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


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1 Centre de référence et d’exploration des épilepsies, Pôle Tête Cou / CETD, Neurologie CHU de Strasbourg, Hôpital de Hautepierre, Strasbourg, France
2 Department of Neurology, Pediatric Hospital Prof. Dr. Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3 Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
4 Division of Epilepsy and Clincial Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
5 Paediatric Neurosciences Research Group, Royal Hospital for Children & University of Glasgow, Member of the European Reference Network EpiCARE, Glasgow, UK
* Correspondence: Edouard Hirsch Centre de référence et d’exploration des épilepsies, CHU de Strasbourg - Hôpital de Hautepierre, 1, avenue Molière, 67200 Strasbourg, France
  • Mots-clés : encephalopathy related to status epilepticus during slow sleep, continuous spike and waves during sleep, Landau Kleffner syndrome, classification
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2019.1051
  • Page(s) : 5-12
  • Année de parution : 2019

Five pediatric and adult neurologists with clinical and research interests in Encephalopathy related to Status Epilepticus during slow Sleep (ESES) express their opinions on definition, diagnostic assessment and terminology that may be considered for this condition. The aim of this “debate” is to identify aspects in which there is a shared opinion and areas where there are still controversies in the classification and suggest areas which demand further studies and research.