Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1221
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A definition of the medical term "Lennox-Gastaut syndrome" is presented. It refers to a form of early childhood epilepsy marked by atypical absence and tonic clonic seizures, slow-spike electroencephalographic waves and a high incidence of mental retardation. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.


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