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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:

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. The disorder usually occurs in children between the ages of 3 and 7. Typically, these 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)

More Symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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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.


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