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Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: Results of the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program and review of the literature

Craig Campbell1*, Simon Levin1, Peter Humphreys2, Wikke Walop3 and Renee Brannan2

Author Affiliations

1 Section of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

2 Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

3 Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

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BMC Pediatrics 2005, 5:47  doi:10.1186/1471-2431-5-47

Published: 15 December 2005

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EEG telemetry of case 1. Demonstrating periodic nature of head drop myoclonic events corresponding to high amplitude slow waves on EEG.

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Treatment for SSPE. Tabular description of evidence for treatments of SSPE.

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