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Does infantile spasm cause cerebral atrophy or it is the opposite way?

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Both

Infantile spasm (west syndrome) has many causes.
One cause of infantile spasm is cerebral atrophy. I imagine that the other causes of infantile spasm will also be associated with cerebral atrophy as a secondary effect.

In brief: Both

Infantile spasm (west syndrome) has many causes.
One cause of infantile spasm is cerebral atrophy. I imagine that the other causes of infantile spasm will also be associated with cerebral atrophy as a secondary effect.
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
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