TITLE

Treatable neonatal epilepsy

AUTHOR(S)
Surtees, Robert; Wolf, Nicole
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Aug2007, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p659
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the treatable metabolic causes of neonatal epilepsy. These disorders include pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy (PDE), pyridox(am)ine phosphate oxidase deficiency (PNPO), and folinic acid-responsive seizures. The investigation and treatment of these metabolic causes are summarized in a table offered in the article. The possible approaches to diagnosing treatable neonatal epilepsies include giving the relevant vitamins and investigating biochemical markers for each condition.
ACCESSION #
26292109

 

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