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refractary epileptic status

E G Lopez-Meza, F Cerda-Tellez, I M Alanis-Guevara, M C Fernández González-Aragón, L A Ruano-Calderón
INTRODUCTION: Lafora s disease is a type of progressive myoclonic epilepsy with poor prognosis, is characterized by myoclonic crisis, tonic clonic seizures, absence or partial complex seizures and other neurological manifestations with a progressive course and a poor response to the treatment. It has not been considered as a cause of epileptic status. CASE REPORTS: Two women without important past medical history with normal psychomotor development before their suffering, with manifestations of 2 years of evolution the first one and 8 years on the second case characterized by myoclonic generalized, partial complex seizures and progressive deterioration of the mental functions that joined to our institution in a non convulsive epileptic status and they featured with a different evolution...
November 16, 2003: Revista de Neurologia
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