Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Study Volume 5 Issue 8

A Rare Case of Adult-Onset Focal Epileptic Spasms Due to Frontal Astrocytoma

Ravish R Keni*, Sreekanta Swamy, M Sowmya, Dhananjaya I Bhat, Ravindra B Kamble, Vivek Rayadurg, M Manjunath

Department of Neurosciences, Aster RV Hospital, Bengaluru, India

*Corresponding Author: Ravish R Keni, Department of Neurosciences, Aster RV Hospital, Bengaluru, India.

Received: June 08, 2022; Published: July 06, 2022


Epileptic spasms (ES) usually present between two weeks and eighteen months of age. The occurrence of ES in adults is rare and usually comprises of patients in whom the seizures started during infancy and persisted into adulthood. We report a rare case onset focal ES as the isolated seizure type in a 30-year-old adult due to frontal astrocytoma. We highlight the electroclinical differences between ES in adults versus infants; and review the factors determining the age of onset of ES.

Keywords: Epileptic Spasms; Focal; Adult-Onset

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Citation: Ravish R Keni., et al. “A Rare Case of Adult-Onset Focal Epileptic Spasms Due to Frontal Astrocytoma". Acta Scientific Neurology 5.8 (2022): 19-22.


Copyright: © 2022 Ravish R Keni., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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