Which prenatal disorders are associated with infantile spasm (West syndrome)?

Updated: Jan 11, 2019
  • Author: Tracy A Glauser, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP  more...
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Answer

Prenatal disorders associated with infantile spasms include the following:

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Hydranencephaly

  • Migrational disorders such as schizencephaly polymicrogyria

  • Sturge-Weber syndrome

  • Incontinentia pigmenti

  • Tuberous sclerosis

  • Trisomy 21

  • Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

  • Congenital infections

  • Trauma


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