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Epilepsy in childhood and adolescence

Richard Appleton

Epilepsy in childhood and adolescence

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Published by Dunitz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy in adolescence.,
  • Epilepsy in children.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard Appleton, John Gibbs.
    ContributionsGibbs, John, 1958-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22575897M
    ISBN 101853172812
    OCLC/WorldCa35138766

    William B. Svoboda, MD, is a retired pediatric neurologist. He is the founder and former Director of Via Christi Epilepsy Center of Wichita, Kansas. This series of articles about the effects of epilepsy on children's lives and personalities, and how parents can help their child achieve a happy, independent life, is based mostly on an interview with Dr. Svoboda that was conducted by Shawna.


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Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient.

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The book can be read over the course of one or two evenings and provides in the course of 14 chapters an overview of the manifestations, diagnosis, and management of childhood : Daniel Friedman.

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The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in /5(39).

The new edition of this book considers all of these exciting developments as well as addressing the essential features of the diagnosis, investigation, management and impact of epilepsy in childhood and adolescence. When my son was diagnosed with epilepsy earlier this year, his neurologist recommended this title.

I would have considered myself a reasonably informed parent, having done research after my son's first seizure, but this book, now in it's third edition, gave a fantastic one-stop, comprehensive look at epilepsy and seizures/5. This epilepsy syndrome is common (5% to 10% of all patients with epilepsy) and effects children and adolescents of normal intelligence.

It usually begins between the ages of 12 and Its cardinal manifestation is short-lasting myoclonus of the shoulders and arms arising in the morning, often Epilepsy in childhood and adolescence book after by: 8.

Epilepsy in Childhood and Adolescence Paperback – 4 Dec by Richard Appleton (Author)/5(2). Benign partial seizures in adolescence This syndrome needs to be distinguished from the very different syndrome of benign partial epilepsy of childhood.

Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years, with a peak around 1314 years. It is more common in Size: KB. Epilepsy diagnosis in Epilepsy in childhood and adolescence book and adolescence should follow the general neurological principles of diagnostic approach.

Latest advances in neuroimaging and genetics determined International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) to promote new terminologies and concepts for organization of seizures and by: 3.

For children Lee: the Rabbit with Epilepsy by Deborah Moss. Part of "The Special Needs Collection" for ages Published24 pages. Explains epilepsy in a reassuring way for newly diagnosed children, their siblings and friends.

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Classification of Epilepsies 4. Aetiology of Epilepsy 5. Genetics of Epilepsy 6. Neonatal Seizures 7. Febrile Seizures 8. Epilepsy in Adolescence 9. Investigation of Epilepsy Drug Treatment of Epilepsy Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy Alternative Treatments of Epilepsy Status Epileptic us The Impact of Epilepsy Epilepsy.

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover:Author: James W. Wheless. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Epidemiology and common co-morbidities of epilepsy in childhood / Jay Salpekar, Matthew Byrne, and Georgann Ferrone --Classification and definition of seizures and epilepsy syndromes in childhood / Susan E.

Combs and Phillip L. Pearl --Initiating and withdrawing medical. Book and DVD. The fourth edition of Epileptic syndromes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence is based on the syndromic approach to epilepsy that is the trademark of the Marseille School of Reviews: 2. Juvenile absence epilepsy (JAE) is another idiopathic generalised epilepsy that may present in adolescence, usually between 10 and 13 years of age.

The absence seizures tend to occur every day, but not as frequently as those in childhood‐onset absence epilepsy (CAE).Cited by: Books on Epilepsy. There has been a steady increase in the number of books published that are relevant to epilepsy that members of the League will likely find useful for their practice or research.

However, keeping up with the books that are available is no easy task. This listing is. Research in the field of epilepsy will continue at a rapid pace, with the ultimate hope of curing many intractable epilepsy syndromes. Organized chronologically, from neonate through adolescence, this book is the culmination of a group effort involving leading physicians and researchers whose contributions constitute a concise and practical reference for health professionals in training.

Adolescence is when many young people become more independent and will want to make their own choices about their lives.

Finding out what affects their epilepsy can be part of making informed choices. Late nights, emotional stress and trying alcohol or recreational drugs can be typical parts of teenage life. Syndromes in childhood and adolescence: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome - Idiopathic focal epilepsies in childhood - Encephalopathy with status epilepticus during slow sleep (ESES) including Landau-Kleffner syndrome - Absence epilepsies: CAE, JAE, early absences, myoclonic absences and other syndromes - Isolated focal seizures in adolescence - Juvenile.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Classification of Epilepsies in Children and Adolescents, F.E. DreifussThe Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents, J.

Overweg and W.C.G. Overweg-PlandsoemSeizures in the Newborn, W.O. ReinerThe Malignant Epilepsies of Childhood and Adolescence, W.O.

RenierThe. Information about the diagnosis and treatment of childhood epilepsy and how epilepsy may affect a child’s life. In the UK, epilepsy affects around 1 in every children and young people under Epilepsy can start at any age including childhood.

If your child develops epilepsy you may have questions or concerns. On the opposite side of the spectrum, the group of benign epilepsy syndromes presented in this book is clearly more prevalent in childhood than the intractable epilepsies. Neurologists and paediatricians should be familiar with these conditions because accurate diagnosis, and its consequent good prognosis, may save much suffering to the family.

The generalized epilepsy syndromes encompass generalized seizure types associated with specific clinical accompaniments, age, EEG, and the presence or absence of neurological deficits and imaging findings. 1 Generalized seizures occurring in the context of a normal neurological and cognitive examination and in the context of normal cerebral imaging typically indicate one of the idiopathic.

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Pediatric Epilepsy Case Studies: From Infancy and Childhood through Adolescence reviews the recent flood of new information on the pathophysiology, genetics, and treatment of the various epilepsy syndromes and distills it into an easy-to-use guide.

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Demographic Data. Onset is in childhood between 1 and 10 years of age (median 5 years of age). 5 Late onset, in adolescence or adulthood is rare. 21, 22 Both sexes are equally affected. Kozhevnikov-Rasmussen syndrome is a very rare disease.

8 Highly specialised tertiary centres may see one case per year: only 48 cases have been seen over 50 years at the Montreal Neurological Hospital, Canada Cited by: 1.

Parents of children with epilepsy describe many challenges that confront their children within the school system. In our experience, school personnel may have a basic understanding of seizures and related safety concerns, but are less well informed about how seizures and the child’s learning, emotional, behavioural and social adjustment are related.

A recent series of children referred to a specialized epilepsy center in Denmark found that 39% did not have epilepsy. 2 Even in a selected group from the Danish study where the referring physician was certain about the diagnosis of seizure disorder, fully 35% did not have epilepsy.

It has also been demonstrated that there were occasional. In early childhood, frequent nonconvulsive seizures may negatively impact neurodevelopment. In the adolescent and adult years, brief but frequent nocturnal generalized convulsive seizures are the most common and place the patient at risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

The details of seizures observed in DS are described then:Author: Otman Fernandez-Concepcion, Melvin Lopez-Jimenez. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review originally published inIssue 3, and updated inIssue e seizures are brief epileptic seizures which present in childhood and adolescence.

Depending on clinical features and Cited by: Focal seizures in the older child and adolescent are usually similar in presentation to the adult.

However, children with profound developmental delay may still display an immature seizure semiology. Stereotyped seizure patterns suggesting focal origin apart from benign epilepsy syndromes should prompt a search for a structural lesion.

* Febrile seizures usually occur in children aged 6 months–5 years and affect about 2%–5% of children in that age range. Febrile seizures are usually benign and children with uncomplicated febrile seizures rarely go on to develop epilepsy (7).† A ratio of the family's income to the appropriate federal poverty threshold.

Each person or family is assigned one out of 48 possible. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Livingston, Samuel, Comprehensive management of epilepsy in infancy, childhood and adolescence.

There are several different types of pdf in ric seizures can be categorized as two broad types, focal and generalized: Focal seizures. Pediatric focal seizures take place when abnormal electrical brain function occurs in one or more areas of one side of the brain.Epilepsy, new epilepsy syndromes comprise febrile seizures plus, benign familial neonatal–infantile seizures (BFNIS), benign infantile focal epilepsy with midline spikes and waves during sleep (BFIS), malignant migrating partial seizures in infancy, devastating epilepsy in school age children and late onset cryptogenic Size: KB.It is estimated ebook nearly million Americans are currently diagnosed with ebookare children and youth ages 14 and younger.

Of thenew cases of epilepsy diagnosed each year, approximat of these cases will be diagnosed in children and adolescents under the age of About two-thirds of all children with epilepsyFile Size: 2MB.