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Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome
Summary Glucose transporter type 1 (Glut1) deficiency syndrome is a rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by deficiency of a protein that is required for glucose (a simple sugar) to cross the blood-brain barrier. The most common symptom is seizures (epilepsy),which usually begin within the first few months of life. However,the symptoms and severity of Glut1 deficiency syndrome can ...
Dravet Syndrome Spectrum
Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic epileptic encephalopathy (dysfunction of the brain) with onset during the first year in an otherwise healthy infant. Mutations of the SCN1A gene cause 79% of diagnosed cases of Dravet syndrome. Frequently referred to as a sodium channelopathy,this intractable epilepsy is characterized by unilateral (one-sided) clonic or tonic clonic (grand mal) seizures that ...
New-Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus (NORSE)
ImportantIt is possible that the main title of the report New-Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus (NORSE) is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
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