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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 212--3

Landau-Kleffner syndrome : a case report.

Department of Neurology, G.B. Pant Hospital, Agartala, Tripura, India., India

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C Raybarman
Department of Neurology, G.B. Pant Hospital, Agartala, Tripura, India.
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A healthy 5 year old boy developed aphasia, attention disorder and hyperkinesia preceded by transient formed visual hallucinations and emotional outburst, immediately after a stressful event of forced separation from his father. EEG showed generalized epileptiform activity. He was diagnosed as Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS). CT and MRI of the brain were normal. SPECT showed left mesial temporal hypoperfusion. He improved on antiepileptics and ACTH.


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