Intractable Seizures Halted With Experimental Treatment for Rare Pediatric "Pretzel Syndrome," University of Pennsylvania Study

Published: Apr 25, 2013

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With a better understanding of underlying mechanisms that cause a rare neurodevelopmental disorder in the Old Order Mennonite population, referred to as Pretzel syndrome, a new study reports that five children were successfully treated with a drug that modifies the disease process, minimizing seizures and improving receptive language.

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