Understanding Infantile Spasms - Symptoms, Diagnosis & Research

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Pediatric neurologist Dr. Steven Wolf & Patricia McGoldrick of the Mount Sinai Epilepsy Center discuss Infantile Spasms, also known as West Syndrome, a rare form of childhood epilepsy that typically affects infants within the first year of life. Learn how to recognize the seizure clusters typical of Infantile Spasms, why early diagnosis and treatment is paramount, and what is being done in the field of neurology to end Infantile Spasms.

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