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History of Neurology: Seminal Citations
July 2003

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Child and Adolescent Neurology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md (Dr Rotenberg); and Department of Neurology, Children's National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC (Dr Pearl).



Arch Neurol. 2003;60(7):1019-1021. doi:10.1001/archneur.60.7.1019

. . . it may be suggested that persistent convulsive discharge in brain tissue largely concerned with linguistic communication results in the functional ablation of these areas for normal linguistic behavior.—William M. Landau, MD, and Frank R. Kleffner, PhD1

From the personal perspective of attaining three score and seven and the condition of Status Eponymicus, I can find no basis for ego gratification.—William M. Landau, MD2

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