What are the treatment goals for 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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The goals of treatment for infants with infantile spasms are the best quality of life (with no seizures), the fewest adverse effects from treatment, and the lowest number of medications.


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