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Kearns-Sayre syndrome presenting as epilepsia partialis continua in a child


We report a case of Kearns-Sayre syndrome in 10-year-old boy, who presented with epilepsia partialis continua. Laboratory investigations revealed an elevated creatine kinase, serum lactate and cerebrospinal fluid protein. The subject was treated with multiple antiepileptic medications and megavitamins and the seizures decreased over a period of 2 wk.