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Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría

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Abstract

CORDOVA ARCE, Carla. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Dental manifestation. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2014, vol.53, n.1, pp. 21-23. ISSN 1024-0675.

The Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LG) is an epileptic encephalopathy of childhood characterized by frequent intractable seizures, mental retardation and characteristic electroencephalogram. It accounts for 5-10% of convulsive disorders of childhood and is more common in male children. We report the case of 7 years 11 months old child with xerostomia by drug intake, increased secondary caries, bruxism and worn dental parts, scars of the tongue and labial mucosa in the aftermath of trauma during the crisis.

Keywords : Lennox-Gastaut syndrome; seizures; xerostomia; bruxism; scars.

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