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What is Epileptic Encephalopathy? (Definition)

Epileptic Encephalopathy refers to a heterogeneous group of epilepsy disorders (Epileptic Encephalopathies) associated with severe cognitive and behavioral disturbances. They generally appear early in life and are characterized by pharmacoresistant generalized or focal seizures, persistent severe electroencephalography (EEG) abnormalities, and cognitive dysfunction or decline.

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Epileptic Encephalopathy Research News: Gene discovered to cause rare, severe neurological disease

(Source: McGill University) - Epileptic encephalopathy linked to protein trafficking gene. Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells. The scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University, led by Peter McPherson, along with collaborators in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Germany, and at SickKids ...
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