Efficacy of very high dose steroid treatment in a case of Landau-Kleffner syndrome.

@article{Gallagher2006EfficacyOV,
  title={Efficacy of very high dose steroid treatment in a case of Landau-Kleffner syndrome.},
  author={Siobhan Gallagher and Shelley Weiss and Janis Oram Cardy and Tom Humphries and Karen E Harman and Shay Menascu},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={766-9}
}
Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is an acquired childhood aphasia associated with paroxysmal bitemporal electroencephalogram (EEG) abnormalities and, sometimes, clinical seizures. We report the case of a female aged 5 years 6 months who presented clinically with apparent hearing loss, deterioration in speech, and seizure activity over 12 days. The female had previous detailed speech/language assessments at 3 to 4 years of age due to articulation delay. LKS was diagnosed on EEG with bitemporal… CONTINUE READING