Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS)?

Updated: Nov 09, 2018
  • Author: Koshi A Cherian, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Dietary therapies, including the ketogenic diet and modified Atkins diet—involving a high ratio of fats (ketogenic foods) to proteins and carbohydrates (antiketogenic foods)—may be useful in patients with LGS refractory to medical treatment.

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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