A rare kind of epilepsy, which begins in childhood is known as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). Tuberous sclerosis, hereditary metabolic diseases, encephalitis, meningitis, and toxoplasmosis; hypoxia–ischemia injury and frontal lobe lesions are the several causes of this condition. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) causes lack of oxygen during birth, low birth weight, brain infections, seizures and tuberous sclerosis in the child. This condition cannot be treated completely. However, a life long treatment helps in managing the condition.
HOW IS LENNOX-GASTAUT SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
This condition is more common in males than in females.