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In: Brett E, ed. Paediatric Neurology 3rd ed. London: Churchill–Livingstone, 1997:149–50. Lyon G, Adams RD, Kolodny EH. Late infantile progressive genetic encephalopathies (metabolic encephalopathies of the second year of life). In: Lyon G, Adams RD, Kolodny EH, eds. Neurology of Hereditary Metabolic Diseases of Children 2nd ed. New York: McGraw–Hill, 1996:148–50. Mole S, Gardiner M. Molecular genetics of the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses. Epilepsia 1999;40(suppl 3):29–32. Naqvi SZ, Beach RL, Armao DM, Greenwood RS.
In: Wyllie E, ed. The treatment of epilepsy: principles and practice 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1996:540–72. 2. Jeavons PM, Livet MO. West syndrome: infantile spasms. In: Roger J, Bureau M, Dravet C, Dreiffus FE, Perret A, Wolf P, eds. Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence 2nd ed. John Libbey; 1992:53–65. 17 Case 6 AN INFANT WITH PARTIAL SEIZURES AND INFANTILE SPASMS Catherine Chiron and Nathalie Villeneuve History A baby girl experienced infantile spasms with hypsarrhythmia at 6 months of age.
Naqvi SZ, Beach RL, Armao DM, Greenwood RS. Photoparoxysmal response in late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. Ped Neurol 1998;19:395–8. Acknowledgement The author is grateful to Margaret Beirne, Chief EEG technician, for her assistance with the neurophysiological investigations in this patient. 9 Case 3 A PATIENT WHO WOULD NOT LEAVE HIS APARTMENT FOR HOURS EVERY THREE DAYS Jürgen Bauer History The patient was a 52-year-old man who developed epilepsy at the age of 45 years. The only type of seizure he experienced was non-convulsive status epilepticus of focal temporal onset.