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Epilepsia partialis continua in 16-year-old girl

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Epilepsia partialis continua in 16-year-old girl

A 16-year-old girl with continuous clonic jerks involving her right arm and lasting for weeks with no effect of antiseizure treatment. The girl’s clinical history was unremarkable before seizure onset. (Contributed by Dr. Pasquale Striano.)

Associated Disorders

  • Alexander disease
  • Alpers disease
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Central nervous system vasculitis
  • Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
  • Cortical dysplasia
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • Glioblastoma
  • Gliomatosis cerebri
  • Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes
  • Nonketotic hyperosmolar hyperglycemia
  • Paraneoplastic encephalitis
  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • Rasmussen syndrome
  • Rolandic partial epilepsy
  • Russian spring-summer encephalitis