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Neonatal seizures—part 2: Aetiology of acute symptomatic seizures, treatments and the neonatal epilepsy syndromes

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Most neonatal epileptic seizures are provoked by an underlying condition or problem—‘acute symptomatic seizures’. However, a few neonatal epilepsy syndromes exist, and these are defined by the constellation of seizure types, EEG findings and family history seen. Making an accurate diagnosis of an epilepsy syndrome can help direct investigations, treatment options and provide prognostic information. This article discusses the investigative approach and treatments for neonatal epileptic seizures, including the neonatal epilepsy syndromes.

  • Neurology
  • Neonatology
  • Clin Neurophysiology
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