publication . Article . 2016

PSEUDO-LENNOX SYNDROME: CLINICAL AND ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

K. Yu. Mukhin;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2016 Journal: Russian Journal of Child Neurology, volume 11, pages 7-13 (issn: 2073-8803, eissn: 2412-9178, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
Abstract
Pseudo-Lennox syndrome (PLS), or atypical benign partial epilepsy of childhood, is a disease from a group of age-related epileptic encephalopathies with a phenomenon of continuous spike-wave activity during slow sleep, which manifests itself as frequent polymorphic focal motor and pseudogeneralized seizures, cognitive impairments, as well as regional and diffuse epileptiform activity on electroencephalogram (EEG) by the morphology identical to that of benign epileptiform patterns of childhood. The disease was first described by J. Aicardi and J. J. Chevrie in 1982, based on a study of 7 cases. Its diagnostic complexity is the polymorphism of both epileptic seizu...
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free text keywords: epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy, pseudo-lennox syndrome, electroencephalography, benign epileptiform discharges of childhood, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, Lamotrigine, medicine.drug, medicine, Atonic seizure, medicine.disease, Gabapentin, Rolandic epilepsy, Electroencephalography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Anesthesia, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, Psychology, Vigabatrin, Epilepsy, Phenytoin, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429
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