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Landau-Kleffner syndrome

Pronunciation: lan'dow-klef'ner

Definition: childhood disorder characterized by generalized and psychomotor seizures associated with acquired aphasia; multifocal spikes and spike and wave discharges in the electroencephalogram.

Synonym(s): acquired epileptic aphasia

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