Possible involvement of the tip of temporal lobe in Landau-Kleffner syndrome.

@article{Shiraishi2007PossibleIO,
  title={Possible involvement of the tip of temporal lobe in Landau-Kleffner syndrome.},
  author={Hideaki Shiraishi and Kyoko Takano and Tohru Shiga and Maki Okajima and Akira Sudo and Naoko Asahina and Shinobu Kohsaka and Masakazu Fukuhara and Shinji Saitoh},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={529-33}
}
Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a childhood disorder of unknown etiology characterized by an acquired aphasia and epilepsy. We have performed comprehensive neurofunctional studies on an 8-year-old girl with typical LKS, with the aim of identifying lesions that may be responsible for her condition. 18F-fluoro-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission computed tomography (PET), 11C-Flumazenil (FMZ) PET, 99mTc-hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and… CONTINUE READING