Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: overview and recent findings

  title={Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: overview and recent findings},
  author={Kenou van Rijckevorsel},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment},
  pages={1001 - 1019}
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a rare, age-related syndrome, characterized by multiple seizure types, a specific electro-encephalographic pattern, and mental regression. However, published data on the etiology, evolution, and therapeutic approach of LGS are contradictory, partly because the precise definition of LGS used in the literature varies. In the most recent classification, LGS belongs to the epileptic encephalopathies and is highly refractory to all antiepileptic drugs. Numerous… CONTINUE READING


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