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West syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Infantile spasm
  • IS
  • Tonic spasms with clustering, arrest of psychomotor development and hypsarrhythmia on EEG
  • West's syndrome
  • X-linked infantile spasm syndrome
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Treatment

Management Guidelines

  • The NORD Physician Guide  for West syndrome was developed as a free service of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and it's medical advisors.  The guides provide a resource for clinicians about specific rare disorders to facilitate diagnosis and treatment of their patients with this condition. 

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied West syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Infantile spasm
  • IS
  • Tonic spasms with clustering, arrest of psychomotor development and hypsarrhythmia on EEG
  • West's syndrome
  • X-linked infantile spasm syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.