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Clinical features and electroclinical evolution in 22 cases with epileptic spasms without hypsarrhythmia Volume 22, numéro 1, February 2020


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1 Division of Neurology, Saitama Children's Medical Center,
2 Department for Child Health and Human Development, Saitama Children's Medical Center
2-1 Shin-toshin, Chuo-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama, Japan
* Correspondence: Reiko Koichihara Division of Neurology, Saitama Children's Medical Center, 2-1 Shin-toshin, Chou-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama, 330-8777, Japan
  • Mots-clés : adrenocorticotropic hormone, electroencephalogram, hypsarrhythmia, infantile spasms, treatment, West syndrome
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2020.1130
  • Page(s) : 73-82
  • Année de parution : 2020


This study aimed to investigate the general presentation of epileptic spasms without hypsarrhythmia (ESwoH) and retrospectively determine whether there are differences in treatment effects related to ACTH therapy, long-term seizure outcome, and evolution of EEG features according to pre-treatment EEG patterns.