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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 274-278

Hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia-epilepsy syndrome: A case series


Department of Paediatrics, Shyam Shah Medical College (SSMC), Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Harshit Bhargava
Department of Paediatrics, Gandhi Memorial Hospital (GMH) and Shyam Shah Medical College (SSMC), Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_27_19

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Hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia-epilepsy (HHE) syndrome is an uncommon outcome of prolonged focal status epilepticus in childhood. We present four cases with age between 6 months and 3 years diagnosed with HHE syndrome. Two patients were lost to follow-up; other two cases had severe developmental delay and refractory epilepsy. An early diagnosis, a good seizure control, and a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of HHE are needed to improve the outcome of this condition.






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