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Neonatal epileptic spasm

MedGen UID:
1719230
Concept ID:
C5397839
Disease or Syndrome
HPO: HP:0032833

Definition

A sudden flexion, extension, or mixed extension-flexion of predominantly proximal and truncal muscles that is usually more sustained than a myoclonic movement but not as sustained as a tonic seizure. Limited forms may occur [from HPO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Zuberi SM, Wirrell E, Yozawitz E, Wilmshurst JM, Specchio N, Riney K, Pressler R, Auvin S, Samia P, Hirsch E, Galicchio S, Triki C, Snead OC, Wiebe S, Cross JH, Tinuper P, Scheffer IE, Perucca E, Moshé SL, Nabbout R
Epilepsia 2022 Jun;63(6):1349-1397. Epub 2022 May 3 doi: 10.1111/epi.17239. PMID: 35503712
Lagan N, Huggard D, Mc Grane F, Leahy TR, Franklin O, Roche E, Webb D, O' Marcaigh A, Cox D, El-Khuffash A, Greally P, Balfe J, Molloy EJ
Acta Paediatr 2020 Jun;109(6):1096-1111. Epub 2020 Jan 24 doi: 10.1111/apa.15153. PMID: 31899550
Wilmshurst JM, Gaillard WD, Vinayan KP, Tsuchida TN, Plouin P, Van Bogaert P, Carrizosa J, Elia M, Craiu D, Jovic NJ, Nordli D, Hirtz D, Wong V, Glauser T, Mizrahi EM, Cross JH
Epilepsia 2015 Aug;56(8):1185-97. Epub 2015 Jun 30 doi: 10.1111/epi.13057. PMID: 26122601

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Poke G, Stanley J, Scheffer IE, Sadleir LG
Neurology 2023 Mar 28;100(13):e1363-e1375. Epub 2022 Dec 29 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000206758. PMID: 36581463Free PMC Article
Zuberi SM, Wirrell E, Yozawitz E, Wilmshurst JM, Specchio N, Riney K, Pressler R, Auvin S, Samia P, Hirsch E, Galicchio S, Triki C, Snead OC, Wiebe S, Cross JH, Tinuper P, Scheffer IE, Perucca E, Moshé SL, Nabbout R
Epilepsia 2022 Jun;63(6):1349-1397. Epub 2022 May 3 doi: 10.1111/epi.17239. PMID: 35503712
Xian J, Parthasarathy S, Ruggiero SM, Balagura G, Fitch E, Helbig K, Gan J, Ganesan S, Kaufman MC, Ellis CA, Lewis-Smith D, Galer P, Cunningham K, O'Brien M, Cosico M, Baker K, Darling A, Veiga de Goes F, El Achkar CM, Doering JH, Furia F, García-Cazorla Á, Gardella E, Geertjens L, Klein C, Kolesnik-Taylor A, Lammertse H, Lee J, Mackie A, Misra-Isrie M, Olson H, Sexton E, Sheidley B, Smith L, Sotero L, Stamberger H, Syrbe S, Thalwitzer KM, van Berkel A, van Haelst M, Yuskaitis C, Weckhuysen S, Prosser B, Son Rigby C, Demarest S, Pierce S, Zhang Y, Møller RS, Bruining H, Poduri A, Zara F, Verhage M, Striano P, Helbig I
Brain 2022 Jun 3;145(5):1668-1683. doi: 10.1093/brain/awab327. PMID: 35190816Free PMC Article
Kotulska K, Kwiatkowski DJ, Curatolo P, Weschke B, Riney K, Jansen F, Feucht M, Krsek P, Nabbout R, Jansen AC, Wojdan K, Sijko K, Głowacka-Walas J, Borkowska J, Sadowski K, Domańska-Pakieła D, Moavero R, Hertzberg C, Hulshof H, Scholl T, Benova B, Aronica E, de Ridder J, Lagae L, Jóźwiak S; EPISTOP Investigators
Ann Neurol 2021 Feb;89(2):304-314. Epub 2020 Nov 27 doi: 10.1002/ana.25956. PMID: 33180985Free PMC Article
Lagan N, Huggard D, Mc Grane F, Leahy TR, Franklin O, Roche E, Webb D, O' Marcaigh A, Cox D, El-Khuffash A, Greally P, Balfe J, Molloy EJ
Acta Paediatr 2020 Jun;109(6):1096-1111. Epub 2020 Jan 24 doi: 10.1111/apa.15153. PMID: 31899550

Diagnosis

Brunklaus A, Brünger T, Feng T, Fons C, Lehikoinen A, Panagiotakaki E, Vintan MA, Symonds J, Andrew J, Arzimanoglou A, Delima S, Gallois J, Hanrahan D, Lesca G, MacLeod S, Marjanovic D, McTague A, Nuñez-Enamorado N, Perez-Palma E, Scott Perry M, Pysden K, Russ-Hall SJ, Scheffer IE, Sully K, Syrbe S, Vaher U, Velayutham M, Vogt J, Weiss S, Wirrell E, Zuberi SM, Lal D, Møller RS, Mantegazza M, Cestèle S
Brain 2022 Nov 21;145(11):3816-3831. doi: 10.1093/brain/awac210. PMID: 35696452Free PMC Article
Zuberi SM, Wirrell E, Yozawitz E, Wilmshurst JM, Specchio N, Riney K, Pressler R, Auvin S, Samia P, Hirsch E, Galicchio S, Triki C, Snead OC, Wiebe S, Cross JH, Tinuper P, Scheffer IE, Perucca E, Moshé SL, Nabbout R
Epilepsia 2022 Jun;63(6):1349-1397. Epub 2022 May 3 doi: 10.1111/epi.17239. PMID: 35503712
Kotulska K, Kwiatkowski DJ, Curatolo P, Weschke B, Riney K, Jansen F, Feucht M, Krsek P, Nabbout R, Jansen AC, Wojdan K, Sijko K, Głowacka-Walas J, Borkowska J, Sadowski K, Domańska-Pakieła D, Moavero R, Hertzberg C, Hulshof H, Scholl T, Benova B, Aronica E, de Ridder J, Lagae L, Jóźwiak S; EPISTOP Investigators
Ann Neurol 2021 Feb;89(2):304-314. Epub 2020 Nov 27 doi: 10.1002/ana.25956. PMID: 33180985Free PMC Article
Pavone P, Polizzi A, Marino SD, Corsello G, Falsaperla R, Marino S, Ruggieri M
Neurol Sci 2020 Dec;41(12):3547-3562. Epub 2020 Aug 22 doi: 10.1007/s10072-020-04600-5. PMID: 32827285Free PMC Article
Lagan N, Huggard D, Mc Grane F, Leahy TR, Franklin O, Roche E, Webb D, O' Marcaigh A, Cox D, El-Khuffash A, Greally P, Balfe J, Molloy EJ
Acta Paediatr 2020 Jun;109(6):1096-1111. Epub 2020 Jan 24 doi: 10.1111/apa.15153. PMID: 31899550

Therapy

Xian J, Thalwitzer KM, McKee J, Sullivan KR, Brimble E, Fitch E, Toib J, Kaufman MC, deCampo D, Cunningham K, Pierce SR, Goss J, Rigby CS, Syrbe S, Boland M, Prosser B, Fitter N, Ruggiero SM, Helbig I
Brain 2023 Dec 1;146(12):5182-5197. doi: 10.1093/brain/awad287. PMID: 38015929Free PMC Article
Zuberi SM, Wirrell E, Yozawitz E, Wilmshurst JM, Specchio N, Riney K, Pressler R, Auvin S, Samia P, Hirsch E, Galicchio S, Triki C, Snead OC, Wiebe S, Cross JH, Tinuper P, Scheffer IE, Perucca E, Moshé SL, Nabbout R
Epilepsia 2022 Jun;63(6):1349-1397. Epub 2022 May 3 doi: 10.1111/epi.17239. PMID: 35503712
Kotulska K, Kwiatkowski DJ, Curatolo P, Weschke B, Riney K, Jansen F, Feucht M, Krsek P, Nabbout R, Jansen AC, Wojdan K, Sijko K, Głowacka-Walas J, Borkowska J, Sadowski K, Domańska-Pakieła D, Moavero R, Hertzberg C, Hulshof H, Scholl T, Benova B, Aronica E, de Ridder J, Lagae L, Jóźwiak S; EPISTOP Investigators
Ann Neurol 2021 Feb;89(2):304-314. Epub 2020 Nov 27 doi: 10.1002/ana.25956. PMID: 33180985Free PMC Article
Devinsky O, Cilio MR, Cross H, Fernandez-Ruiz J, French J, Hill C, Katz R, Di Marzo V, Jutras-Aswad D, Notcutt WG, Martinez-Orgado J, Robson PJ, Rohrback BG, Thiele E, Whalley B, Friedman D
Epilepsia 2014 Jun;55(6):791-802. Epub 2014 May 22 doi: 10.1111/epi.12631. PMID: 24854329Free PMC Article
Coppola A, Moshé SL
Handb Clin Neurol 2012;107:63-98. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52898-8.00004-5. PMID: 22938964

Prognosis

Xian J, Thalwitzer KM, McKee J, Sullivan KR, Brimble E, Fitch E, Toib J, Kaufman MC, deCampo D, Cunningham K, Pierce SR, Goss J, Rigby CS, Syrbe S, Boland M, Prosser B, Fitter N, Ruggiero SM, Helbig I
Brain 2023 Dec 1;146(12):5182-5197. doi: 10.1093/brain/awad287. PMID: 38015929Free PMC Article
Zuberi SM, Wirrell E, Yozawitz E, Wilmshurst JM, Specchio N, Riney K, Pressler R, Auvin S, Samia P, Hirsch E, Galicchio S, Triki C, Snead OC, Wiebe S, Cross JH, Tinuper P, Scheffer IE, Perucca E, Moshé SL, Nabbout R
Epilepsia 2022 Jun;63(6):1349-1397. Epub 2022 May 3 doi: 10.1111/epi.17239. PMID: 35503712
Pavone P, Polizzi A, Marino SD, Corsello G, Falsaperla R, Marino S, Ruggieri M
Neurol Sci 2020 Dec;41(12):3547-3562. Epub 2020 Aug 22 doi: 10.1007/s10072-020-04600-5. PMID: 32827285Free PMC Article
Plouin P, Kaminska A
Handb Clin Neurol 2013;111:467-76. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52891-9.00051-8. PMID: 23622196
Ozduman K, Pober BR, Barnes P, Copel JA, Ogle EA, Duncan CC, Ment LR
Pediatr Neurol 2004 Mar;30(3):151-62. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2003.08.004. PMID: 15033196

Clinical prediction guides

Xian J, Thalwitzer KM, McKee J, Sullivan KR, Brimble E, Fitch E, Toib J, Kaufman MC, deCampo D, Cunningham K, Pierce SR, Goss J, Rigby CS, Syrbe S, Boland M, Prosser B, Fitter N, Ruggiero SM, Helbig I
Brain 2023 Dec 1;146(12):5182-5197. doi: 10.1093/brain/awad287. PMID: 38015929Free PMC Article
Thalwitzer KM, Driedger JH, Xian J, Saffari A, Zacher P, Bölsterli BK, Ruggiero SM, Sullivan KR, Datta AN, Kellinghaus C, Althaus J, Wiemer-Kruel A, van Baalen A, Pampel A, Alber M, Braakman HMH, Debus OM, Denecke J, Hobbiebrunken E, Breitweg I, Diehl D, Eitel H, Gburek-Augustat J, Preisel M, Schlump JU, Laufs M, Mammadova D, Wurst C, Prager C, Löhr-Nilles C, Martin P, Garbade SF, Platzer K, Benkel-Herrenbrueck I, Egler K, Fazeli W, Lemke JR, Runkel E, Klein B, Linden T, Schröter J, Steffeck H, Thies B, von Deimling F, Illsinger S, Borggraefe I, Classen G, Wieczorek D, Ramantani G, Koelker S, Hoffmann GF, Ries M, Helbig I, Syrbe S
Neurology 2023 Aug 29;101(9):e879-e891. Epub 2023 Jul 5 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207550. PMID: 37407264Free PMC Article
Guerrini R, Mei D, Kerti-Szigeti K, Pepe S, Koenig MK, Von Allmen G, Cho MT, McDonald K, Baker J, Bhambhani V, Powis Z, Rodan L, Nabbout R, Barcia G, Rosenfeld JA, Bacino CA, Mignot C, Power LH, Harris CJ, Marjanovic D, Møller RS, Hammer TB; DDD Study, Keski Filppula R, Vieira P, Hildebrandt C, Sacharow S; Undiagnosed Diseases Network, Maragliano L, Benfenati F, Lachlan K, Benneche A, Petit F, de Sainte Agathe JM, Hallinan B, Si Y, Wentzensen IM, Zou F, Narayanan V, Matsumoto N, Boncristiano A, la Marca G, Kato M, Anderson K, Barba C, Sturiale L, Garozzo D, Bei R; ATP6V1A collaborators, Masuelli L, Conti V, Novarino G, Fassio A
Brain 2022 Aug 27;145(8):2687-2703. doi: 10.1093/brain/awac145. PMID: 35675510Free PMC Article
Xian J, Parthasarathy S, Ruggiero SM, Balagura G, Fitch E, Helbig K, Gan J, Ganesan S, Kaufman MC, Ellis CA, Lewis-Smith D, Galer P, Cunningham K, O'Brien M, Cosico M, Baker K, Darling A, Veiga de Goes F, El Achkar CM, Doering JH, Furia F, García-Cazorla Á, Gardella E, Geertjens L, Klein C, Kolesnik-Taylor A, Lammertse H, Lee J, Mackie A, Misra-Isrie M, Olson H, Sexton E, Sheidley B, Smith L, Sotero L, Stamberger H, Syrbe S, Thalwitzer KM, van Berkel A, van Haelst M, Yuskaitis C, Weckhuysen S, Prosser B, Son Rigby C, Demarest S, Pierce S, Zhang Y, Møller RS, Bruining H, Poduri A, Zara F, Verhage M, Striano P, Helbig I
Brain 2022 Jun 3;145(5):1668-1683. doi: 10.1093/brain/awab327. PMID: 35190816Free PMC Article
Abend NS, Wusthoff CJ
J Clin Neurophysiol 2012 Oct;29(5):441-8. doi: 10.1097/WNP.0b013e31826bd90d. PMID: 23027101Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Treadwell JR, Kessler SK, Wu M, Abend NS, Massey SL, Tsou AY
Neurology 2023 Jan 3;100(1):e16-e27. Epub 2022 Oct 21 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000201026. PMID: 36270899Free PMC Article
Jain P, Sahu JK, Horn PS, Chau V, Go C, Mahood Q, Arya R
Dev Med Child Neurol 2022 Nov;64(11):1330-1343. Epub 2022 Jun 29 doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15330. PMID: 35765990
Jia JL, Chen S, Sivarajah V, Stephens D, Cortez MA
Orphanet J Rare Dis 2018 Nov 29;13(1):216. doi: 10.1186/s13023-018-0952-x. PMID: 30486850Free PMC Article
Radaelli G, de Souza Santos F, Borelli WV, Pisani L, Nunes ML, Scorza FA, da Costa JC
Epilepsy Behav 2018 Aug;85:32-36. Epub 2018 Jun 13 doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.05.015. PMID: 29906699
Arya R, Shinnar S, Glauser TA
J Child Neurol 2012 Oct;27(10):1284-8. Epub 2012 Aug 1 doi: 10.1177/0883073812453203. PMID: 22859699

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