A newborn presents with new onset episodes of lateral gaze deviation with extremity stiffening.
A boy diagnosed with glycine encephalopathy in the newborn period was initiated on the ketogenic diet at 11 years-old for the treatment of medication refractory epilepsy.
A generally healthy, young adult male presents with first generalized tonic-clonic seizure followed by episodes of violent psychosis.
The new drug application for Libervant is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019, which if approved, would offer a potentially first in class oral treatment for breakthrough or cluster seizures.
This patient had febrile seizures as a child but experienced no further events until the recent episode on an airplane. How would you proceed?
A combination of biomarkers that might assist physicians in differentiating syncope from seizure; LiTT for intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy—these and other insights.
Patients with drug-resistant seizures should have an epilepsy center evaluation to confirm the diagnosis and determine the epilepsy syndrome and possible candidacy for neurosurgery. Guidelines here.
Patients with epilepsy often seek CAM therapies—with or without the recommendations or explicit approval of their neurologist.
Results of this Swedish study may help guide decisions about monitoring and induction of labor.
Guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology now cover the use of third-generation antiepileptic drugs for patients with new-onset focal or generalized epilepsy.