Long-term otucome of West syndrome: a study of adults with a history of infantile spasms. Riikonen R(1). Author information: (1)Children's Hospital, University of.
West syndrome is a constellation of symptoms characterized by epileptic/infantile spasms, abnormal brain wave patterns called hypsarrhythmia and intellectual.
We examine the long-term consequences of West syndrome (WS) on has been reported in approximately 25% of adult patients with previous WS .
West syndrome (WS) is the most frequently occurring infantile epileptic encephalopathy reported in approximately 25% of adult patients with previous. WS .
Mortality in West syndrome is high, with 50% of cases of death at around 50 . One patient was 9 years of age, while the remaining were adults.