Read by QxMD icon Read

refractary epilepsy

Nicolino Marchitto, Umberto Ceratti, Serenella Dalmaso, Gianfranco Raimondi
 In most cases, the etiology of epilepsy is unknown, although some individuals may develop epilepsy as a result of certain brain injuries, following a stroke, a brain tumor or because of drugs and alcohol. Even some rare genetic mutations may be related to the onset of the condition. Seizures are the result of excessive and abnormal activity of neurons in the cerebral cortex. In this case report we show a clinical case of refractory epilepsy due to pain related to uncontrolled dysmenorrhea. The patient, 43 yrs old, had a history of epilepsy of 20 years and ovarian cancer...
October 23, 2017: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
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
R Caraballo, J Trípoli, L Escobal, R Cersósimo, S Tenembaum, C Palacios, N Fejerman
INTRODUCTION: Prospective study to evaluate efficacy of ketogenic diet (KD) in the treatment of children with intractable epilepsies (IE). Tolerability of the KD was also considered. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Criteria for inclusion were: 1. Epilepsy refractary to treatments with antiepileptic drugs (AED) in monotherapy and combining two or three AED. 2. Acknowledgment of blood levels of these drugs in therapeutic range. 3. Absence of liver or kidney disease, metabolic abnormalities, inborn errors of metabolism or other progressive encephalopathies...
January 1998: Revista de Neurologia
E Palacios, J Court, J C Kase
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 1976: Revista Médica de Chile
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"