Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Introduction
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: A form of epilepsy that occurs mostly in preschool-aged children and is characterized mainly by absences.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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symptoms of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome?
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in ...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis...read more »
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Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Animations
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Research about Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Clinical Trials for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome include:
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Statistics for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Definitions of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome:
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, or a subtype of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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