Epilepsy

Sujata Roshan, Vinod Puri, Neera Chaudhry, Anu Gupta, Sumit Kumar Rabi September 3, 2017

Sleep disorders are common in patients with epilepsy. In addition to excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), many primary sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and sleep-maintenance insomnia are 2 to 3 times more prevalent in people with epilepsy than the general populations [1].… Read More...

Josef Finsterer, Sinda Zarrouk-Mahjoub September 3, 2017

Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged-red fibers (MERRF) syndrome is a rare syndromic mitochondrial disorder (MID) with a broad phenotypic but narrow genotypic heterogeneity. One of the predominant phenotypic features in addition to myopathy is epilepsy. The most frequent seizure type in MERRF is generalised myoclonic seizure but also focal myoclonic, focal atonic, generalised tonic-clonic, generalised atonic, generalised myoclonic-atonic, typical absences, or tonic-clonic seizures of unknown onset have been reported.… Read More...

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