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Lennox-Gastaut and MECP2 Duplication

DaveEEGOver the years, there has been considerable discussion of whether the seizure disorder associated with MEP2 Duplication Syndrome should be categorized as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Up until very recently, this has been mostly an academic discussion, but a recent development means that this argument may have important practical implication for individuals with MECP2 Duplication Syndrome and their families. On June 25, 2018, the FDA approved Cannabidiol treatment for individuals with Lennox-Gastaut, (and Dravet syndromes) and having a diagnosis of Lennox-Gastaut may affect availability and cost to individuals MECP2 duplication syndrome. So, here are some facts to consider. Continue reading

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