6 Risk Factors of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

2. Infections

AboutKidsHealth.ca explains that infections of the central nervous system might be responsible for the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Degenerative and metabolic disorders of the nervous system could also be to blame, it adds.

Among these infections and genetic metabolic disorders are meningitis, which is characterized by inflammation of the brain and spinal cord’s protective membranes, as well as tuberous sclerosis, a rare condition that causes non-cancerous tumors to form throughout the body.


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