publication . Article . 2019

Benign infantile seizures associated with mild gastroenteritis: clinical and electroencephalographic characteristics

Nogovitsyn, V. Yu.; Bobylova, Yu.;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 28 Jul 2019 Journal: Russkij Žurnal Detskoj Nevrologii, volume 14, issue 2, pages 53-59 (issn: 2073-8803, eissn: 2412-9178, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Abstract
Benign infantile seizures associated with mild gastroenteritis are a special type of situationally determined seizures in infants. Usually, clinical manifestations are observed between 4 month and 3 years of age, most commonly during the second year of life. Vomiting and diarrhea are the key symptoms, although their severity may vary. Other typical signs include multiple serial seizures (focal, secondarily generalized) over several days accompanying enteric infection (caused by rotavirus, norovirus, rarely sapoviruses, adenovirus, or Coxsackie virus), no changes in the interictal electroencephalogram, and favorable prognosis. Differential diagnosis should includ...
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