Infantile Spasm

Known as: Infantile spasms 
Seizures in the first years of life characterized by flexion and extension jerks of the neck, trunk, and extremities.
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2012
2012
Infantile spasms (IS) are an age-specific epileptic syndrome associated with diverse etiological factors. In recent years… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Infantile spasms (IS) is an age-specific and severe epileptic encephalopathy that occurs in infancy and early… (More)
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2010
2010
When epileptic spasms remain resistant to first-line treatments such as vigabatrin, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), and… (More)
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2008
2008
Infantile spasms (IS) is the most severe and common form of epilepsy occurring in the first year of life. At least half of IS… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE In children with and without infantile spasms, this study determined brain volumes and cell densities in epilepsy… (More)
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2006
2006
Infantile spasm is an age-related refractory epilepsy. Topiramate is a new anticonvulsant with multiple mechanisms of action, and… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the occurrence and prognostic importance of focal defects in cerebral cortical glucose metabolism in… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of vigabatrin (VGB) in the treatment of infantile spasms (ISs) associated with Down syndrome (DS… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE Infantile spasms (IS) are an age-specific seizure disorder occurring in 1:2,000 infants and associated… (More)
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1996
1996
We describe a case of infantile spasms associated with a chromosome abnormality (supernumerary inverted duplication of chromosome… (More)
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