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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Dravet syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy
  • SMEI
  • Myoclonic epilepsy, severe, of infancy
  • SME
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Treatment

GARD Video Tutorial

  • Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.

    Finding Treatment Information

Management Guidelines

  • GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions.
  • Orphanet Emergency Guidelines is an article which is expert-authored and peer-reviewed that is intended to guide health care professionals in emergency situations involving this condition.  

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Dravet syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • Orphanet lists European clinical trials, research studies, and patient registries enrolling people with this condition. 
Other Names for this Disease
  • Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy
  • SMEI
  • Myoclonic epilepsy, severe, of infancy
  • SME
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.