Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 06, 2020
  • Author: Koshi A Cherian, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP, FANA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome must be differentiated from myoclonic-astatic epilepsy (Doose syndrome), in which patients are typically developmentally normal and EEG background is normal early in the course.

Differential Diagnoses