Neurology: Volume 95, Number 11, September 15, 2020 Exam #2 - Neuronal antibody prevalence in children with seizures under 3 years: a prospective national cohort
About this course
- Released: 9/16/2020
- Expires: 9/16/2023
NEURONAL ANTIBODY PREVALENCE IN CHILDREN WITH SEIZURES UNDER 3 YEARS: A PROSPECTIVE NATIONAL COHORT
Upon completion of the article by Symonds et al., the participant should be able to:
State the prevalence of anti-neuronal antibodies found in a population of children younger than 3 years old presenting with new onset epilepsy or complex febrile seizures in this study
Describe the association between the presence of anti-neuronal antibodies and the observed seizure features or epilepsy syndrome among patients in this study
Discuss how the presence of anti-neuronal antibodies was associated with the presence of MRI and/or lumbar puncture findings suggestive of encephalitis in this cohort of children with epilepsy or seizures
The article by Symonds et al. covers the following core competency:
Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
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