Affiliation: University Hospital
- Poor reading in French elementary school: the interplay of cognitive, behavioral, and socioeconomic factorsJoel Fluss
Centre de référence sur les troubles des apprentissages, Hopital Bicetre, Paris, France
J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:206-16. 2009..The goal of the present research was to study biological, socioeconomic, cognitive, and behavioral factors underlying poor reading in French-speaking second grade children...
- Perinatal arterial ischemic stroke related to carotid artery occlusionJoel Fluss
Pediatric Neurology Unit, Pediatric Subspecialities Service, Children s Hospital, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland Electronic address
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 20:639-48. 2016..A resulting thromboembolic process is hypothesized and the placenta identified as the most plausible source. An arteriopathy, as observed in a significant proportion of childhood ischemic stroke, is thought to be rare...
- EXOSC3 mutations in pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1: novel mutations and genotype-phenotype correlationsVeerle Rc Eggens
Department of Genome Analysis, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Orphanet J Rare Dis 9:23. 2014..PCH1 is distinctly characterized by the combination with degeneration of spinal motor neurons. Recently, mutations in the exosome component 3 gene (EXOSC3) have been identified in approximately half of the patients with PCH subtype 1...
- Vitamin D deficiency: a forgotten treatable cause of motor delay and proximal myopathyJoel Fluss
Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Subspecialties Service, Geneva Children s Hospital, Switzerland Electronic address
Brain Dev 36:84-7. 2014..Rickets-associated myopathy should be included in the differential diagnosis of proximal myopathy, especially in at-risk individuals. Vitamin D deficiency and its prevention remain important health issues in industrialized countries. ..
- Mild influenza-associated encephalopathy/encephalitis with a reversible splenial lesion in a Caucasian child with additional cerebellar featuresJoel Fluss
Pediatric Neurology, Geneva Children s Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 14:97-100. 2010..We report herein a young Caucasian child who in addition had cerebellar involvement and presented a transient mutism during the recovery phase...
- Numerical abilities in children with congenital hemiplegia: an investigation of the role of finger use in number processingCatherine Thevenot
a FAPSE, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Dev Neuropsychol 39:88-100. 2014..These original results are discussed in light of the "manumerical cognition" hypothesis, which postulates that the use of fingers in numerical activities during childhood shapes our comprehension of numbers. ..
- Positive outcome following early diagnosis and treatment of pyridoxal-5'-phosphate oxidase deficiency: a case reportStephanie Porri
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology, Children s Hospital, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Neuropediatrics 45:64-8. 2014..Early recognition of PNPO deficiency and appropriate intervention might be associated with a more favorable outcome than initially considered. ..
- The influence of socioeconomic status on children's brain structureKatarzyna Jednoróg
Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, Departement d Etudes Cognitives, Ecole Normale Superieure, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France
PLoS ONE 7:e42486. 2012..In contrast, we found no significant association between SES and white matter architecture. These findings point to the potential neural mediators of the link between unfavourable environmental conditions and cognitive skills...
- Acute cortical deafness in a child with MELAS syndromeMarie P Pittet
Pediatric Neurology Unit, Pediatric Subspecialties Service, Children s Hospital, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
J Inherit Metab Dis 39:465-6. 2016..This case serves to illustrate the numerous challenges caused by MELAS and the unusual occurrence of acute cortical deafness, that to our knowledge has not be described so far in a child in this setting. ..
- Herpes simplex encephalitis as a complication of neurosurgical procedures: report of 3 cases and review of the literatureDavid A Jaques
Division of General Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
Virol J 13:83. 2016..Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is the most common identified cause of focal encephalitis worldwide. However, postoperative HSV encephalitis (HSVE) is a rare complication of neurosurgical procedures and a significant clinical challenge..
- Stroke-like Phenomena Revealing Multifocal Cerebral Vasculitis in Pediatric Lyme NeuroborreliosisMary Kurian
Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Subspecialties Service, Children s Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
J Child Neurol 30:1226-9. 2015..Lyme neuroborreliosis should be considered in the diagnostic differential, not only in adults but also among children, especially in the context of an unexplained cerebral vasculitis. ..
- Ohtahara syndrome or early-onset West syndrome? A case with overlapping features and favorable response to vigabatrinChristian M Korff
Pediatric Neurology, Child and Adolescent Department, University Hospitals, Children s Hospital, 6 Rue Willy Donze, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 16:753-7. 2012..We here report the case of a patient who presented at our center with features consistent with a mixed form of these epileptic encephalopathies, and favorable neurodevelopmental evolution...
- Specific language impairment versus Landau-Kleffner syndromeCatherine Billard
Centre de Référence pour les Troubles des Apprentissage, Hopital Bicetre, Kremlin Bicetre, France
Epilepsia 50:21-4. 2009..As such, the question is whether SLI and LKS should rather be considered along a continuum or as two entirely distinct entities. In addition, the rationale for using antiepileptic medications in rare forms of SLI is discussed...