Pediatric Epilepsy Syndromes & Conditions We Treat

Our epilepsy team cares for children with any and all forms of epilepsy. Some specific epilepsy conditions we treat are listed below. 

Epilepsy Syndromes:

  • Childhood absence epilepsy
  • Doose syndrome: Myoclonic astatic epilepsy
  • Dravet syndrome: Severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy (SMEI)
  • Electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep (ESES)
  • Epileptic encephalopathies
  • Epileptic encephalopathy with continuous spike and wave during sleep (CSWS)
  • Frontal lobe epilepsy
  • Infantile spasms: West syndrome or epileptic spasms 
  • Jeavon’s syndome
  • Juvenile absence epilepsy
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
  • Landau-Kleffner syndrome
  • Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS)
  • Metabolic syndromes
  • Mitochondrial disorders
  • Ohtahara syndrome
  • Panayiotopoulos syndrome
  • Progressive myoclonic epilepsies
  • Rasmussen’s syndrome and other immuno-causative epilepsies

Epilepsy Secondary to Genetic Variants:

Epilepsy Secondary To:

  • Congenital brain malformations
  • Cortical dysplasia
  • Hypothalamic hamartoma
  • Hypoxic ischemic injury
  • Mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS)
  • Strokes
  • Trauma
  • Tuberous sclerosis complex 
  • Tumors