Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome

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Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome

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The terms "Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome treated with anakinra.
 

Author(s): Daniel L Kenney-Jung, Annamaria Vezzani, Robert J Kahoud, Reghann G LaFrance-Corey, Mai-Lan Ho, Theresa Wampler Muskardin, Elaine C Wirrell, Charles L Howe, Eric T Payne

Journal: Ann. Neurol.. 2016 Dec;80(6):939-945.

 

Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) is a devastating epileptic encephalopathy with limited treatment options and an unclear etiology. Anakinra is a recombinant version of the human interleukin-1 receptor antagonist used to treat autoinflammatory disorders. This is ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cognitive outcomes in febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome treated with the ketogenic diet.
 

Author(s): Rani K Singh, Sucheta M Joshi, Denise M Potter, Steve M Leber, Martha D Carlson, Renée A Shellhaas

Journal: Pediatrics. 2014 Nov;134(5):e1431-5.

 

Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) is a newly recognized epileptic encephalopathy in which previously healthy school-aged children present with prolonged treatment-resistant status epilepticus (SE). Survivors are typically left with pharmacoresistant epilepsy and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome in two children].
 

Author(s): Hong-Ling Wei, Ling Wei, Ya-Nan Tang

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Jun;16(6):654-6.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lidocaine treatment in refractory status epilepticus resulting from febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome: a case report and follow-up.
 

Author(s): Giorgio Capizzi, Roberta Vittorini, Francesca Torta, Chiara Davico, Elena Rainò, Alessandra Conio, Annalisa Longobardo, Eleonora Briatore, Barbara Podestà, Stefano Calzolari

Journal: Neuropediatrics. 2015 Feb;46(1):65-8.

 

We report the management of refractory status epilepticus (SE) by using continuous intravenous infusions of lidocaine in a previously healthy 15-year-old girl with a "catastrophic encephalopathy" in whom a diagnosis of febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome was supposed. One ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mechanisms of epileptogenesis in pediatric epileptic syndromes: Rasmussen encephalitis, infantile spasms, and febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES).
 

Author(s): Carlos A Pardo, Rima Nabbout, Aristea S Galanopoulou

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2014 Apr;11(2):297-310.

 

The mechanisms of epileptogenesis in pediatric epileptic syndromes are diverse, and may involve disturbances of neurodevelopmental trajectories, synaptic homeostasis, and cortical connectivity, which may occur during brain development, early infancy, or childhood. Although genetic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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