Figure 7.4. From a video–EEG of a child with Lennox–Gastaut syndrome due to malformations of cortical development (his older brother also had the same disease – Figure 3.

Figure 7.4

From a video–EEG of a child with Lennox–Gastaut syndrome due to malformations of cortical development (his older brother also had the same disease – Figure 3.3, page 48).191

EEG fast paroxysms are associated with inconspicuous manifestations of tonic seizures (slight tonic eyelid opening) that would be impossible to detect without video–EEG recording.

From: Chapter 7, Epileptic Encephalopathies in Infancy and Early Childhood in Which the Epileptiform Abnormalities May Contribute to Progressive Dysfunction

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The Epilepsies: Seizures, Syndromes and Management.
Panayiotopoulos CP.
Oxfordshire (UK): Bladon Medical Publishing; 2005.
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