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The challenges and innovations for therapy in children with epilepsy

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Major advances have been made in the diagnosis, evaluation and management of children with epilepsy over the past 15 years. There has been a marked increase in genetic diagnoses of a number of key childhood-onset epilepsy syndromes, such as Dravet syndrome, which has been linked to mutations in the SCN1A gene. The reorganization and reclassification of epilepsies, devised by the International League Against Epilepsy, has stimulated specialists to reassess their diagnostic practices; however, ...

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10.1038/nrneurol.2014.58

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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Journal:
Nature Reviews Neurology
Volume:
10
Issue:
5
Pages:
249-260
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1759-4766
ISSN:
1759-4758
Source identifiers:
467076
Language:
English
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pubs:467076
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uuid:ab1a05d4-9d07-4eaa-a2d6-b2c2be2251c4
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2014-06-20

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