John Libbey Eurotext

Super-refractory status epilepticus in a pregnant woman with schizencephaly Volume 23, numéro 3, June 2021

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1 Department of Neurology and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Inha University Hospital, Incheon, Republic of Korea
2 Department of Neurology and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
3 Department of Neurology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
* Correspondence: Sang-Bae Ko Department of Neurology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine 101 Daehak-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul, 03080, Korea

Schizencephaly is an uncommon congenital malformation caused by defective cell migration during the early prenatal period [1]. Schizencephaly usually presents with developmental delays, motor weakness, or recurrent seizures during childhood [2]. Rarely, it may present with super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE) [3]. Herein, we report a case of SRSE in a pregnant woman with schizencephaly. Given that SRSE is potentially life-threatening to the mother as well as to the foetus, emergency delivery [...]