Medical Dictionary: LKS


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LKS: Another name for Landau-Kleffner Syndrome.
LKS (condition): Brain disorder causing loss of language skills.

LKS: Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS), also called acquired epileptiform aphasia, is a rare, childhood neurological disorder characterized by the sudden or gradual development of aphasia (loss of language) and an abnormal electro-encephalogram (EEG). LKS affects the parts of the brain that control speech and comprehension. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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