Pédiatrie 2. Génétique des épilepsies de l'enfant: Pour qui ? Comment? Pourquoi [Genetics of childhood epilepsies: for who? how? why?].

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serval:BIB_8A85C5C0BF87
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Title
Pédiatrie 2. Génétique des épilepsies de l'enfant: Pour qui ? Comment? Pourquoi [Genetics of childhood epilepsies: for who? how? why?].
Journal
Revue Médicale Suisse
Author(s)
Lebon S., Campos-Xavier B., Bonafé L., Roulet-Perez E.
ISSN
1660-9379 (Print)
ISSN-L
1660-9379
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2014
Volume
10
Number
412-413
Pages
110-111
Language
french
Notes
Publication types: English Abstract ; NewsPublication Status: ppublish Publication Type English Abstract. News.
Abstract
Recent advances in genetics led to significant improvement in the field of childhood epilepsies diagnosis and physiopathology. Genetic testing is indicated by geneticist who is himself guided by the pediatric neurological approach. In rare circumstance, genetic etiology affects the clinical management. Cost remains the main limitation. Those new genetic tools are the first step toward a better understanding of seizure mechanism and therefore more efficient treatments.
Keywords
Age of Onset, Child, Epilepsy/diagnosis, Epilepsy/epidemiology, Genetic Testing/methods, Humans, Patient Selection
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