By Philip A. Schwartzkroin, Jong M. Rho (Eds.)
Epilepsy, childish Spasms, and Developmental Encephalopathy explores the character and bases of childish spasms - a big consultant of the catastrophic developmental seizure problems obvious in early youth. even supposing this subject has obtained huge cognizance as a medical ailment, the underlying pathogenesis of childish spasms is still poorly understood. the purpose isn't just to describe and label the medical phenomenology linked to childish spasms, yet really to paintings towards an realizing of the underlying mechanisms and of potent therapy thoughts. the result's a quantity with a excessive density of interesting principles that may be taken to the bedside or to the laboratory for extra study.Approaching the topic from an interdisciplinary point of view, this ebook integrates medical and uncomplicated technological know-how in its dialogue of childish spasms as consultant of a standard developmental mind illness. It additionally presents experimentally testable hypotheses to direct additional learn, and provides studies of the literature linked to steered underlying mechanisms.Epilepsy, childish Spasms, and Developmental Encephalopathy explores the character and bases of childish spasms - an enormous consultant of the catastrophic developmental seizure issues noticeable in early early life. even though this subject has bought enormous consciousness as a scientific sickness, the underlying pathogenesis of childish spasms continues to be poorly understood. the purpose isn't really just to describe and label the scientific phenomenology linked to childish spasms, yet quite to paintings towards an realizing of the underlying mechanisms and of potent remedy concepts. the result's a quantity with a excessive density of interesting rules that may be taken to the bedside or to the laboratory for additional examine.
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Infantile spasms represent an age-specific syndrome. Given that infantile spasms are often symptomatic of an encephalopathic process during a discrete window of brain development, factors controlling neuronal excitability that are u n d e r developmental regulation might be important in the pathogenesis of infantile spasms. Maturational events involved in infantile spasms might be those responsible for specific features of the associated encephalopathy or mechanisms underlying the highly specific epileptic phenotype.
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