Which perinatal 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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Perinatal disorders giving rise to infantile spasms include the following:

  • Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

  • Meningitis

  • Encephalitis

  • Trauma

  • Intracranial hemorrhages

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