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Section edited by Ravindra kumar Garg

This section is dedicated to epilepsy and seizures. Topics of interest include any condition where the main manifestations are seizures (epileptic or not), whether the issues studied pertain to diagnosis or management.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Status epilepticus (SE) is a serious neurological condition and requires prompt treatment. Sodium valproate has been used to treat SE successfully but its role as the first-line antiepileptic drug (AED) is sti...

    Authors: Somsak Tiamkao, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth and Alongkorn Chancharoen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2013 13:98

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  2. Content type: Research article

    We investigated the association between oxcarbazepine (OXC)-induced maculopapular eruption (MPE) and HLA-B alleles in a northern Han Chinese population, and conducted an analysis of clinical risk factors for O...

    Authors: Yu-Dan Lv, Fu-Li Min, Wei-Ping Liao, Na He, Tao Zeng, Di-Hui Ma and Yi-Wu Shi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2013 13:75

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Clinical and experimental studies have demonstrated that seizures can cause molecular and cellular responses resulting in neuronal damage. At present, there are no valid tests for assessing organic damage to t...

    Authors: Stefania Mondello, Johanna Palmio, Jackson Streeter, Ronald L Hayes, Jukka Peltola and Andreas Jeromin

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2012 12:85

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  4. Content type: Research article

    There is conflicting information as to whether antiretroviral drugs with better central nervous system (CNS) penetration (neuroHAART) assist in improving neurocognitive function and suppressing cerebrospinal f...

    Authors: Lucette A Cysique, Edward K Waters and Bruce J Brew

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:148

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To better characterize the value of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) proteins as diagnostic markers in a clinical population of subacute encephalopathy patients with relatively low prevalence of sporadic Creutzfeldt-...

    Authors: Michael B Coulthart, Gerard H Jansen, Elina Olsen, Deborah L Godal, Tim Connolly, Bernard CK Choi, Zheng Wang and Neil R Cashman

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:133

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Lyme Neuroborreliosis (LNB) in a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive patient is a rare co-infection and has only been reported four times in literature. No case of an HIV patient with a meningoencephal...

    Authors: Nathalie D van Burgel, Mayke Oosterloo, Frank P Kroon and Alje P van Dam

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2010 10:117

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