When this pediatric progressive inflammatory seizure disorder is present without hemiplegia, deciding between immunotherapy and hemispherectomy comes down to quality of life. Here’s an example case.
A 14-year-old presents with mild left hemiplegia, headache and T2 signal lesions in the deep white matter on MRI. If workup for demyelinating disease and infection is negative, what’s next?
This case of a 13-year-old with super-refractory status epilepticus shows why effective epilepsy therapy sometimes requires thinking outside the brain.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s is pairing this novel decision-support system with a new predictive tool to pioneer evaluation of behavioral risk factors for chronic pain in pediatric rheumatology practice.
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Children with recurrent fevers could have an infection, a malignancy or a rheumatologic disease. A comprehensive center at Cleveland Clinic specializes in the evaluation, treatment and management of these young patients.