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Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in 7-year-old boy (EEG)

7-year-old boy with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome due to malformations of cortical development (agyria, pachygyria and polymicrogyria). A tonic seizure presenting with mild clinical symptoms occurs during marked paroxysmal fast activity. Turning of the head and symmetrical flattening of the EEG follow. His older brother also had the same disease (Courtesy of C P Panayiotopoulos: Panayiotopoulos CP. A Clinical Guide to Epileptic Syndromes and Their Treatment. Revised 2nd ed. London: Springer, 2010.)

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