Infantile spasms

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Abstract

Infantile spasms is a relatively common epilepsy syndrome affecting young infants and often with devastating results. The current gold standard therapy remains ACTH at this time. However, vigabatrin and the ketogenic diet may become more useful agents in the future. Other therapies are of little proven value. With significant morbidity, the need for additional therapies for infantile spasms is clearly imperative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTreatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders
PublisherCRC Press
Pages111-115
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780849340888
ISBN (Print)0824726936, 9780824726935
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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