Landau-kleffner Syndrome And Central Auditory Disorders In Children by Makiko KagaLandau-kleffner Syndrome And Central Auditory Disorders In Children by Makiko Kaga

Landau-kleffner Syndrome And Central Auditory Disorders In Children

byMakiko Kaga, Kimitaka Kaga

Hardcover | April 10, 2019

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This book addresses current topics concerning Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) and related central auditory disorders from the perspectives of epidemiology, diagnosis, genetics and clinical treatment.

LKS is a rare childhood neurological disorder and manifests auditory agnosia as the central auditory verbal dysfunction. In many cases, LKS patients also suffer from epileptic seizures.

The book is divided into two parts, the first of which outlines LKS from its historical background to clinical treatment. In turn, the second part examines current topics involving related central auditory disorders, for purposes of comparing them with LKS. The book offers a valuable resource for many specialists, such as pediatric neurologists, neuropsychologists, audiologists and epileptologists, with an interest in this field.

Dr. Makiko KagaDepartment of Child Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Center East for Children/Adults with Developmental DisabilitiesDr. Kimitaka KagaNational Institute of Sensory Organs, National Tokyo Medical Center
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Title:Landau-kleffner Syndrome And Central Auditory Disorders In ChildrenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:100 pagesPublished:April 10, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811014787

ISBN - 13:9789811014789

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Table of Contents

1. Overview.- Part I. Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS).- 2. History of LKS and epidemiology.- 3. Diagnosis Procedure.- 4. Genetics.- 5. Treatment and Long Term Diagnosis.- Part II. Related Central Auditory Disorders.- 6. Adrenoleukodystrophy.- 7. Central Vascular Damages.- 8. Viral Injection of Brain.- 9. Other Central Auditory Disorders.