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Outcomes among patients with infantile spasms treated with hormonal therapy and adjuvant topiramate versus hormonal therapy alone Article à paraître

Auteurs
1 Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
2 Department of Neurology, University of San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, USA
* Correspondence: Randa Jarrar c/o Neuroscience Publications, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix Children's Hospital, 1919 E. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
  • Mots-clés : adrenocorticotropic hormone, epileptic spasms, infantile spasms, prednisolone, topiramate, West syndrome
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2020.1133

Aims

Hormonal therapy is the first-line treatment for infantile spasms and is sometimes used in combination with topiramate for better seizure control and potentially improved developmental outcomes.