Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (Childhood Epileptic Encephalopathy)

@article{Markand2003LennoxGastautS,
  title={Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (Childhood Epileptic Encephalopathy)},
  author={Omkar N. Markand},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={20},
  pages={426-441}
}
  • O. Markand
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a childhood epileptic encephalopathy characterized by an electroclinical triad of generalized slow spike wave (SSW) activity in the EEG, multiple types of epileptic seizures, and slow mental development. It is usually subdivided into symptomatic and cryptogenic types, the latter accounting for at least one fourth of all patients. Symptomatic cases are due to diverse cerebral conditions, which are usually bilateral, diffuse, or multifocal, involving cerebral gray… Expand
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