Myoclonic astatic epilepsy, or Doose syndrome
, affects only around 1,500 children in the UK.
Murray has a condition known as Doose Syndrome
, or myoclonic-astatic epilepsy, which causes a variety of seizures every day.
Also known as Doose syndrome
, it affects two out of 100 children with epilepsy.
Emma Smith and her son five-year-old Oscar who has Doose Syndrome
Jeffrey Gold, a pediatric neurologist at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, and his colleagues reported the case of a boy with Doose syndrome
whose seizures resolved after initiation of cannabinoid therapy.
West syndrome, Dravet syndrome and Doose syndrome
which are epileptic syndromes observed in infancy are also classified as epileptic encephalopathies.
Alex has a severe form of epilepsy called myoclonic-astatic epilepsy, known as Doose syndrome
, which affects only 1 percent to 2 percent of children with epilepsy and is more common in boys than girls.
Finally, Sarah was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome
- a rare, life-threatening form of epilepsy.
Chelsey has a form of epilepsy known as Doose syndrome
, which can be resistant to medication and is difficult to treat.