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5 Facts you should know about

Dravet syndrome

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Most severe of childhood seizure disorders

Dravet syndrome is the most severe of childhood seizure disorders.

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Triggered by febrile seizures

Symptoms include seizures which first occur in infancy that are often triggered by febrile seizures.

3

Many types of seizures may occur

Many types of seizures may occur and they may increase in frequency.

4

Other symptoms include

loss of motor skills, intellectual disability, speech impairment, and difficulty with movement.

5

Sodium-channel agents

can make the seizures worse in Dravet syndrome.

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