See Landau-Kleffner syndrome.
- Syndrome, Launois-Bensaude
A disorder characterized by painless symmetrical diffuse deposits of fat beneath the skin of the neck, upper trunk, arms and legs. The condition is thought to be genetic although its exact mode of inheritance is uncertain; it may be a mitochondrial DNA disease. It frequently appears in association with alcoholic liver disease, macrocytic anemia (“low […]
Peripheral neuropathy is when the peripheral nerves (as compared to the spinal cord or brain) become the source of pain. One way to look at pain is whether it is in response to an appropriate stimulus, such as someone stepping on your toe, or whether the pain occurs for no obvious reason; malfunctioning of the […]
- Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut
A severe form of epilepsy that usually begins in early childhood and is characterized by frequent seizures of multiple types, mental impairment, and a particular brain wave pattern (a slow spike-and-wave pattern). The seizures that are notoriously hard to treat and may lead to falls and injuries can be reduced in frequency by treatment with […]
- Syndrome, Lenz microphthalmia
Lenz microphthalmia syndrome.
- Syndrome, Li-Fraumeni (LFS)
the p53 tumor-suppressor gene. LFS has been of considerable importance to the understanding of the genetics and molecular biology of cancer.