Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI) or Dravet syndrome is a rare epileptic encephalopathy with onset within the first year of life manifesting in 1:30.000 subjects. Epileptic manifestations are associated to progressive neurocognitive deterioration and verbal speech impairment. The epileptic history and semiology, the electroencephalographic pattern, the genotype and pharmacological treatment of a group of six Italian pazients with SMEI were retrospectuvely analyzed.
|Translated title of the contribution||Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy: A follow-up study from infancy through adulhood|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Bollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology