Chapter 10. Epilepsy in TSC

  1. Dr. David J. Kwiatkowski2,
  2. Dr. Vicky Holets Whittemore3 and
  3. Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele4
  1. Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele4 and
  2. Howard L. Weiner1

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch10

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

How to Cite

Thiele, E. A. and Weiner, H. L. (2010) Epilepsy in TSC, in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics (eds D. J. Kwiatkowski, V. H. Whittemore and E. A. Thiele), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 1 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  2. 3

    Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

  3. 4

    Carol & James Herscot Center For TCS, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, 175 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Carol & James Herscot Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA

  2. 4

    Carol & James Herscot Center For TCS, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, 175 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527322015

Online ISBN: 9783527630073

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Keywords:

  • anticonvulsant drugs;
  • electroencephalography;
  • epilepsy;
  • infantile spasms;
  • Lennox–Gastaut syndrome;
  • tuberous sclerosis complex

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview of Epilepsy in TSC

  • Role of Electroencephalography

  • Treatment of Epilepsy in TSC

  • Infantile Spasms

  • Lennox–Gastaut Syndrome

  • Pathogenesis of Epilepsy in TSC

  • The Natural History of Epilepsy in TSC

  • References