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16 Possible Causes for Good Response to Medication, Onset in First Weeks or Months of Life

  • Familial Infantile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    […] or months of life.[genecards.org] Some affected children have displayed a good response to steroid therapy with ACTH or prednisone.[centogene.com] 7 years Absence with rhythmic jerks Poorer prognosis, resistant to therapy, 60% develop other seizure types EEG 3 Hz spike-and-wave Early myoclonic epilepsy Onset first month[emilytam.com]

  • Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy Type 4

    7 years Absence with rhythmic jerks Poorer prognosis, resistant to therapy, 60% develop other seizure types EEG 3 Hz spike-and-wave Early myoclonic epilepsy Onset first month[emilytam.com] Some affected children have displayed a good response to steroid therapy with ACTH or prednisone.[centogene.com] Onset is usually in the first week of life; in 80% of patients, onset is on day 2 or 3 of life.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 2

    Clinical description Onset of EIEE occurs within the first 3 months of life but some present within the first few weeks after birth.[orpha.net] Some affected children have displayed a good response to steroid therapy with ACTH or prednisone.[centogene.com] Commonly used medications include clobazam, clonazepam, topiramate, phenobarbital, valproate, and others.[centogene.com]

  • Rolandic Epilepsy

    Onset is usually in the first week of life; in 80% of patients, onset is on day 2 or 3 of life.[emedicine.com] If medication is given there is usually a good response. Usually the seizures cease spontaneously by puberty. How common is it?[epilepsyqueensland.com.au] However, seizures can occur any time in the neonatal period until age 3 months.[emedicine.com]

  • Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    Clinical description The first cholestatic episode can occur at any age but onset within the first two decades of life is most common.[orpha.net] Response to anti-histaminic is poor.[e-ijd.org] Patients present with bouts of intense pruritus and jaundice that may last for several weeks or months before resolving spontaneously.[orpha.net]

  • Mood Disorder

    POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS Occurs in 1-2 of every 1,000 births Onset is usually within the first two weeks- three months Symptoms include: Acute onset of psychotic symptoms including[psychotherapy.com] A GWAS study in China differentiated patients with a good response and those with a poor response to lithium with a sensitivity of 93% and showed the strongest association[emedicine.medscape.com] […] recommended) with, 2) psychotropic medications, also 3) couple's therapy, 4) group therapy/ support group, and 5) practical assistance with child care and/or demands of life[psychotherapy.com]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 3

    […] presenting symptom, starting usually within the first week of life.[neupsykey.com] Some affected children have displayed a good response to steroid therapy with ACTH or prednisone.[centogene.com] The majority of the patients present within the first month of life.[neupsykey.com]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy with Suppression-Burst

    Clinical description Onset of EIEE occurs within the first 3 months of life but some present within the first few weeks after birth.[orpha.net] Some affected children have displayed a good response to steroid therapy with ACTH or prednisone.[centogene.com] Commonly used medications include clobazam, clonazepam, topiramate, phenobarbital, valproate, and others.[centogene.com]

  • Paroxysmal Dyskinesia

    Onset can be as early as the first months of life and can recur every couple of weeks until they disappear before the age of 2 years.[clinicalgate.com] PKD patients usually show a good response to anticonvulsants. Most commonly used medications are sodium blockers, carbamazepine and phenytoin.[en.wikipedia.org] Good response of PED to medication with acetazolamide was observed in a single patient with GLUT1-DS [ 75 ]. Only gold members can continue reading.[neupsykey.com]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 13

    Clinical description Onset of EIEE occurs within the first 3 months of life but some present within the first few weeks after birth.[orpha.net] Some affected children have displayed a good response to steroid therapy with ACTH or prednisone.[centogene.com] Commonly used medications include clobazam, clonazepam, topiramate, phenobarbital, valproate, and others.[centogene.com]

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