Landau-Kleffner syndrome: sleep EEG characteristics at onset.

  title={Landau-Kleffner syndrome: sleep EEG characteristics at onset.},
  author={Renato Massa and Anne de Saint-Martin and E. Hirsch and C. Marescaux and Jacques Motte and C. Moler A. Pnueli G. Seegmuller and Catherine Kleitz and Marie-No{\"e}lle Metz-Lutz},
  journal={Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  volume={111 Suppl 2},
OBJECTIVES Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) and benign epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes (BECTS) are two forms of non-lesional age-related focal epilepsies. LKS is a severe disease, affecting language abilities, attention and behavior, and evolving to acquired global aphasia. As LKS is usually readily responsive to an adequate pharmacological management, an early diagnosis of children at risk for this syndrome is essential. BECTS is characterized by the absence of neurological or… CONTINUE READING