Epilepsy and developmental delays are the main problems for children and adults with Dravet Syndrome. However, they also have a number of other associated health problems, known as comorbidities. Some comorbidities are common, others less so, and all will vary in severity for each individual. 

In the video below, Dr Andreas Brunklaus, Paediatric Neurologist at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, provides an overview of the most common comorbidities associated with Dravet Syndrome. After watching this introductory video, please click on the links below for more information about each specific comorbidity.

Comorbidities intro