Ohtahara syndrome(redirected from EIEE)
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Related to EIEE: Infantile epileptic encephalopathy, Infantile myoclonic encephalopathy
Management Ohtahara syndrome responds poorly to anticonvulsants and steroids
Well known patient Ivan, son of UK Prime Minister David Cameron, died of Ohtahara syndrome in 2009 at age 6
[S. Ohtahara, Japanese pediatric neurologist]
A form of progressive epileptic encephalopathy in newborns. The disease is difficult to treat and has a poor prognosis. Synonym: early infantile epileptic encephalopathy with suppression bursts