In our study, 2 patients had seizure remission on follow-up consultation, and 2 had persistent infantile spasms
Hussain, a pediatric epilepsy specialist and director of the Infantile Spasms
Program at the University of California, Los Angeles.
In an effort to determine trends of treatment for infantile spasms
at children's hospitals, including cost and initial diagnostic work-up, Dr.
We started recording her episodes and sent them to our doctors in the UK who confirmed in March that Grace has Infantile Spasms
(West Syndrome)," said Richie.
INTRODUCTION: West syndrome is a rare epileptic disorder in infants, children and adults, characterized by triad of infantile spasm
, path gnomic EEG pattern and developmental regression.
(IS) is the most common catastrophic epilepsy of childhood.
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is often the result of infantile spasms
or other epileptic encephalopathies that begin in infancy.
KARACHI -- Infantile spasms
are prevalent but are rare in Pakistani population.
Acthar Gel is an injectable drug that is approved for the treatment of exacerbations associated with multiple sclerosis, infantile spasms
, opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, and nephrotic syndrome.
generalised seizures including tonic, clonic, tonic-clonic, absence, myoclonic and atonic seizures and infantile spasms
I still remember reading his prognosis in Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood: "Only ten percent of children with infantile spasms
will have normal mental function; the vast majority will have moderate to severe mental retardation.
The only other FDA-approved treatment for infantile spasms
is vigabatrin, sold under the brand name Sabril by Danish drugmaker H.