Early infantile epileptic encephalopathy
Synonyms: EIEE | Early infantile epileptic encephalopathy with suppression-bursts | Ohtahara syndrome
A severe form of age-related epileptic encephalopathies characterized by the onset of tonic spasms within the first 3 months of life that can be generalized or lateralized independent of the sleep cycle and that can occur hundreds of times per day leading to psychomotor impairment and death.
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