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Infantile Spasms

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.017

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Infantile Spasms

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This devastating condition is characterized by epileptic spasms, a markedly abnormal EEG, and cognitive plateauing or regression. In addition to recognizing the condition early, it is important to determine an etiology.

Chapter.  1229 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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