Epileptic Encephalopathies: An Overview

  title={Epileptic Encephalopathies: An Overview},
  author={Sonia Abdul-Mannan Khan and Raidah Al Baradie},
  booktitle={Epilepsy research and treatment},
Epileptic encephalopathies are an epileptic condition characterized by epileptiform abnormalities associated with progressive cerebral dysfunction. In the classification of the International League Against Epilepsy eight age-related epileptic encephalopathy syndromes are recognized. These syndromes include early myoclonic encephalopathy and Ohtahara syndrome in the neonatal period, West syndrome and Dravet syndrome in infancy, myoclonic status in nonprogressive encephalopathies, and Lennox… CONTINUE READING
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