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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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  • My son, who will be 13 years old in July, has West syndrome.  I would like to find a doctor in my area who specializes in this condition.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thank you. Click here for answer