Infantile spasms syndrome, West syndrome and related phenotypes: what we know in 2013.

@article{Pavone2014InfantileSS,
  title={Infantile spasms syndrome, West syndrome and related phenotypes: what we know in 2013.},
  author={Piero Pavone and Pasquale Striano and Raffaele Falsaperla and Lorenzo Pavone and Martino Ruggieri},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 9},
  pages={739-51}
}
The current spectrum of disorders associated to clinical spasms with onset in infancy is wider than previously thought; accordingly, its terminology has changed. Nowadays, the term Infantile spasms syndrome (ISs) defines an epileptic syndrome occurring in children younger than 1 year (rarely older than 2 years), with clinical (epileptic: i.e., associated to an epileptiform EEG) spasms usually occurring in clusters whose most characteristic EEG finding is hypsarrhythmia [the spasms are often… CONTINUE READING
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