Signs of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
Symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Landau-Kleffner Syndrome may include:
List of 7
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Symptoms
Note that Landau-Kleffner Syndrome symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Landau-Kleffner Syndrome signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome:
childhood neurological disorder
characterized by the sudden or gradual development of aphasia (loss of
language) and an abnormal electro-encephalogram (EEG). LKS affects the
parts of the brain that control speech and comprehension.
usually occurs in children between the ages of 3 and 7.
children develop normally and then, for no apparent reason, they lose the
ability to understand others and to speak. While many of the affected
individuals have seizures, some do not. The disorder is difficult to
diagnose and may be misdiagnosed as autism, pervasive developmental
disorder, hearing impairment, learning disability, auditory/verbal
processing disorder, attention deficit disorder, mental retardation,
childhood schizophrenia, or emotional/behavioral problems.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)
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What are the signs of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome?
The phrase "signs of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Landau-Kleffner Syndrome has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome signs or Landau-Kleffner Syndrome symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Landau-Kleffner Syndrome symptoms.