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Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

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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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

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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 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 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 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 more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test 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 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 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' 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple more »

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

Research about Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

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Statistics for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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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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