Medical Dictionary: Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy


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Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy: Another name for Ohtahara Syndrome.
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy (condition): Neurological disorder causing seizures.

Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy: Ohtahara syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by seizures. The disorder affects newborns, usually within the first three months of life. Individuals with Ohtahara syndrome often have mental retardation or other developmental impairments. The cause of the disorder is unknown. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Ohtahara Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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