Explore the latest in epilepsy and seizures, including the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and management of seizure disorders.
This Viewpoint discusses the US Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Epidiolex, the first cannabis-derived treatment, for 2 epilepsy syndromes and discusses wider implications.
This Viewpoint suggests approaches to cultural barriers in understanding epilepsy and seizures in Hispanic communities.
This case report describes an infant who presented with intrauterine growth retardation, retarded psychomotor development, and seizures. The patient was diagnosed as having Coats-plus syndrome.
This open cohort study derives prediction models to estimate the risk of psychiatric adverse effects from levetiracetam use in patients with epilepsy.
This study investigates the utility of reinterpreting the genomic test results of pediatric patients who previously underwent genomic epilepsy testing.
This population-based cohort study of children in Denmark evaluates whether maternal use of valproate or other antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy is associated with the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring.
This study assesses whether unplanned pregnancy is associated with spontaneous fetal loss in women with epilepsy.
This study uses exome sequencing and genetic evaluation to explain the shared condition of 4 children from 2 unrelated families who were affected by refractory epileptic seizures, respiratory failure, brain abnormalities, and death in the neonatal period.
This cohort study examines the association of seizure spread with seizure recurrence after surgery in patients who underwent medial temporal resections for drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy.
This case report describes a male adolescent who presented with a history of staring spells and headache for the past 2 years, an abnormal shrieking sound, and a stiffening of the body.
This cohort study examines data from Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study to assess the association of midlife vascular and lifestyle risk factors with development of late-onset epilepsy.
This medical record analysis investigates the utility and reliability of ictal magnetoencephalography in the localization of the epileptogenic zone among patients experiencing epileptic seizures.
This Medical News story discusses the history of Epidiolex and whether its approval to treat 2 rare epilepsy syndromes will foster the development of more cannabis-derived therapies.
This case report describes an atypical onset of holocephalic headaches with transient visual phenomena that were unresponsive to migraine treatment.
This Viewpoint suggests approaches to scaling up neurosurgery in low- and middle-income countries for patients with medically intractable epilepsy.
This study compares the potential diagnostic yield of commercially available epilepsy panels to detect the genetic findings identified in a recently published cohort of early-life epilepsy.
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