Schimmelpenning syndrome: a case report

A 6-year-old girl with a history of epilepsy was referred due to a mandibular lesion. Physical examination revealed the presence of sebaceous nevi involving skin of the face and neck. Intraoral exam revealed an asymptomatic swelling, firm to palpation, covered by mucosa of normal color, in the anterior mandible. The cone beam tomography revealed a presence of 3 well-defined mixed images, associated with impacted teeth 81, 82, and 42. The lesions were surgically excised and the histologic diagnosis was of adenomatoid odontogenic tumors (AOTs).
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The objective of the study was to identify the relationship between subcortical gray matter (GM) volumes and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME).MethodsWe analyzed the brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans that were performed during the time of the diagnosis of epilepsy by using voxel-based morphometry (VBM) method. The volumetric three-dimensional sequence was used for structural investigation. The volumes of the thalamus, caudate nucleus, pallidum, and putamen were measured in both hemispheres of patients with JME, patients with generalized tonic–clonic seizures alone (GTCS) (as a disease control group) and he...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionsWhereas the spectral analysis of the APC revealed specific OS-induced changes, our findings suggest that OS with ammonia does not result in altering the threshold of attaining KA-induced SE. This does not rule out a potential role for OS in reducing recurrent seizures in the KA or other epilepsy models.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 104, Part AAuthor(s): Jeffrey Do, Richard J. Webster, Patricia E. Longmuir, Sara Ieradi, Deepti Reddy, Sharon Whiting, Daniela PohlAbstractObjectiveThe aim of this study was to longitudinally characterize in children with epilepsy the objective and subjective sleep quality and the relationship between increased physical activity and sleep as well as measures of psychosocial well-being.MethodsBaseline physical activity and sleep were established in children with epilepsy over four weeks, prior to a 12-week exercise intervention (weekly meeting with exercise ...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 104, Part AAuthor(s): J. Eric Piña-Garza, William Rosenfeld, Kazunori Saeki, Vicente Villanueva, Harumi Yoshinaga, Anna Patten, Betsy Williams, Manoj MalhotraAbstractObjectiveThis post hoc analysis of six randomized, double-blind, Phase II and III studies evaluated efficacy and safety of adjunctive perampanel (2–12 mg/day) in adolescent patients (aged ≥ 12 to ≤ 17 years) with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures, with or without secondarily generalized (SG) seizures, or primary generalized tonic–clonic (PGTC) seizures.M...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionsWe illustrate the neural networks involved in conceptual thought through a unique patient population and argue that PFC supports this function through activation of a widespread network.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
This study aimed to explore the quality of life (QoL) of adult patients with epilepsy (PwE) in Australia and its relationship with comorbidities and adverse events (AEs) from antiepileptic drugs (AEDs).MethodsCross-sectional surveys were completed by PwE, or carer proxies, recruited via the online pharmacy application MedAdvisor and Australian PwE Facebook groups from May to August 2018. Data were collected on demographics, epilepsy severity and management, AEs, comorbidities, and QoL (using the Patient-Weighted Quality of Life in Epilepsy Inventory [QOLIE-10-P] total score). Two linear regression models were constructed t...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study demonstrated the clinical utility of the NeSBHIS in seizure lateralization in a large cohort of Spanish-speaking PWE by analyzing standardized scores based on refined, education-based normative samples. These results also highlight that demographic variables, in particular, education, which varies greatly across Spanish-speaking nations in terms of compulsory educational opportunity and quality, must be accounted for more carefully in clinical and research practice.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
DiscussionWe found an impairment in every social domain assessed (except in level of education) when compared with general population. Most of the social outcome parameters were unexpectedly close or similar to MTLE-HS or even worse as it was the prevalence of homelessness among GGE. Social impairment is underdiagnosed and might be considered in clinical practice even in syndromes for some time considered benign such as GGE.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
In this study, it was aimed to investigate which of the current social support resources of the patients are related to stigmatization, whether the support received from family or friends and a special person.Materials and methodsA total of 60 patients with epilepsy (30 males and 30 females) were included in the study. Sociodemographic data form, stigma scale of epilepsy, and multidimensional scale of perceived social support were administered to all participants.ResultsDuration of education from sociodemographic variables and duration of epilepsy from clinical variables were associated with stigma scores (for each other, p 
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionParticipants of LASSE XIII demonstrated an ability to empathize with their patients in retrospect by portraying the inner feelings of division and imprisonment of those having seizures. Epilepsy specialists visualize the disease as a composite phenomenon both in terms of its neural origin and of multidisciplinary requirements to implement its care.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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