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Diagnosing and treating epileptic drop attacks, atypical absences and episodes of nonconvulsive status epilepticus Volume 13, supplément 1, Sup Mars 2011


epd.2011.0408 Auteur(s) : Alexis Arzimanoglou, Trevor Resnick Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a rare and severe epileptic encephalopathy that typically starts in early to- mid childhood. Although usually characterised by a triad of features comprising multiple seizure types (including tonic seizures), abnormal EEG with background slow spike-wave and poly-spike abnormalities, and cognitive impairment, the precise limits of the syndrome remain controversial. Accurate diagnosis of LGS is fraught with difficulty, [...]