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Infantile spasms


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The following summarized guidelines for the management of infantile spasms are prepared by our editorial team based on guidelines from the Child Neurology Society (CNS/AAN 2012). ...
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Medical management

Initiation of treatment: as per AAN/CNS 2012 guidelines, consider ensuring a shorter lag time to treatment of infantile spasms with either hormonal therapy or vigabatrin to improve long-term cognitive outcomes.
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  • ACTH

  • Vigabatrin

  • Corticosteroids

  • Other therapies