This section discusses the epidemiology of refractory seizures and then provides in-depth information about forms of epilepsy that are particularly resistant to treatment – infantile spasms, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, Ring Chromosome 20 syndrome, Landau-Kleffner syndrome, and Unverricht-Lundborg disease, one of the progressive myoclonic epilepsies.

Authored by: Steven C. Schachter MD on 5/2008
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