West syndrome

West syndrome or West`s Syndrome is an uncommon to rare epileptic disorder in infants. It is named after the English physician, William James West (1793–1848), who first described it in an article published in The Lancet in 1841. The original case actually described his own son, James Edwin West (1840–1860). Other names for it are "Generaliz..
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West syndrome

West syndrome: Infantile spasms, a seizure disorder of infancy and early childhood with the onset predominantly in the first year of life of myoclonic seizures, hypsarrhythmia (abnormal, chaotic electroencephalogram), and mental retardation. The spasms are sudden, brief contractions of one or more muscle groups, and may be followed by a longer (les
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West syndrome

(west) infantile spasms.
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West Syndrome

An uncommon and severe disorder of infants in which epileptic seizures are present. Infants are usually affected during the first 3-5 months of life and the condition is caused by dysfunction in the brain that develops before birth, during birth or after birth. Synonym(s): Infantile Spasms
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West syndrome

Type: Term Pronunciation: west Definitions: 1. an encephalopathy in infancy characterized by infantile spasms, arrest of psychomotor development, and hypsarrhythmia.
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West syndrome

Type: Term Pronunciation: west Definitions: 1. an encephalopathy in infancy characterized by infantile spasms, arrest of psychomotor development, and hypsarrhythmia.
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