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Are infantile spasms hereditary? Is the parent's future kids at risk too?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics

In brief: Infantile spasms

Infantile spasms have not been considered hereditary.
However, there has been an increased understanding of the role of genetic defects in its etiology or cause. That said, future children may possibly be at risk.

In brief: Infantile spasms

Infantile spasms have not been considered hereditary.
However, there has been an increased understanding of the role of genetic defects in its etiology or cause. That said, future children may possibly be at risk.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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