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Management of Infantile Spasms during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The CNS has released a brief and practical document highlighting considerations for the initial diagnosis and treatment of infantile spasms during the COVID19 pandemic. Special thanks to members of the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) and the CNS Practice Committee, chaired by Jeff Waugh, MD, PhD along with CNS Executive Board Liaison, Bruce Cohen MD, for their tireless efforts to produce this document.  Additional thanks to the individuals below for their significant contributions to the writing:

Zachary Grinspan MD MS Weill Cornell Medicine
John Mytinger MD Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Kelly Knupp MD Children’s Hospital Colorado
Anup Patel MD Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Chellamani Harini MD Boston Children’s Hospital
Christopher Yuskaitis MD Boston Children’s Hospital
Cynthia Keator MD Cook Children’s Hospital
Asim Shahid MD Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Daniel Shrey MD Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Renée Shellhaas MD MS Michigan Medicine
Sucheta Joshi MD Michigan Medicine
Elissa Yozawitz MD Montefiore Medicine