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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Prognosis in West : Syndrome depends on having an identifiable prenatal, perinatal, postnatal or unknown cause, developmental status & neurological findings at time ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Since West syndrome is a very rare epileptic condition in the infants, most of doctors may not have personal experience in it. But, I found the conten ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
What is the cause?: Please see previous HT responses. A cause is found in 7/10 cases of West Syndrome, or Infantile Spasms, hypsarrhthymia on EEG & arrest of psychomo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Secondarily: Infantile spasms divide broadly into those arising in the context of an identified disorder and those that are not (idiopathic). The spasns themselve ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Secondarily: Infantile spasms divide broadly into those arising in the context of an identified disorder and those that are not (idiopathic). The spasns themselve ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
INFANTILE SPASMS:: When combined with specific eeg changes of hypsarhythmia- is called west syndrome. 2 types: cryptogenic: when no cause found, and symptomatic: due to ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Pediatric neurologis: If you're referring to seizures (infantile spasms), then check out http://rarediseases.Info.Nih.Gov/gard/condition/7887/west_syndrome.Aspx. Then find ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Misunderstanding?: A question like this is too important, and takes more knowledge of her individuality, for us to be able to answer. Down syndrome brains are shaped sli ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Downs syndrome: If he is not in respiratory distress now, i would wait until the morning and see a doctor who is familiar with his medical history. In the meantime p ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dallas Bailes
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Normal: If the craniofacial abnormalities are addressed then the life expectancy can be otherwise normal.
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