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By Anonymous June 15, 2014 - 10:43pm
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I need more information on Landau-Kleffner Syndrome.

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Hello Anonymous,

Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a rare, childhood neurological disorder. It is characterized by the sudden or gradual development of aphasia, which is the inability to understand or express language. It is seen in children between the ages of 5 and 7 years old. Typically, children with LKS develop normally then either suddenly or gradually lose their language skills for no apparent reason. Diagnosis is confirmed by an abnormal electro-encephalogram (EEG).
Prognosis varies.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has a comprehensive Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Home Page.
Here is the link to that site:

I hope this is helpful.

June 16, 2014 - 10:29am
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