A case report of pyridoxine dependent seizure

Document Type: Case Report


Assistant professor


pyridoxine dependent seizure have been recornized as a rare and important cause of intractable seizure in neonates and infants.prompt diagnosis and treatment can stop and prevent these seizure and consequential developmental disabilities.furthermore it can eliminate the unnecessary administration of anticonvulsant medications and thier side effects.the paitient was 7 months old infant who was refered to Imam reza hospital because of recirrent seizures.all paraclinical studies including BS,calcium,serum Amonium were within normal limits.Electroencephalography was indicative of hypsarrhythemia and cerebral CT scan was normal.the seizure  was resistant to the current treatments.however it was stopped after the adminstration of B.