WHAT CAUSES AND HOW TO TREAT OHTAHARA SYNDROME - RARE DESEASES

What is and how to diagnose Ohtahara syndrome



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Ohtahara syndrome is a rare type of epilepsy that usually occurs in infants less than 3 months old and is therefore also known as infantile epilepsy encephalopathy. The first seizures of this type of epilepsy usually occur during the last trimester of pregnancy, still inside the uterus, but may also occur during the first 10 days of the baby's life, being characterized by involuntary muscle contractions that leave the legs and arms rigid for some seconds