pyridoxine dependency

pyridoxine dependency

(pir″ĭ-dok′sēn″, sĕn) [ pyrid(ine) + ox(ygen) + -ine]
A rare autosomal recessive cause of neonatal seizures. The disorder requires lifelong supplementation of pyridoxine (vitamin B6).
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So, pyridoxines may be added to the management in spite of the rare case of pyridoxine dependency, which may cause refractory seizures.