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Rolandic Epilepsy

Rolandic Epilepsy: Introduction

Rolandic Epilepsy: A type of seizure where abnormal electrical activity occurs in a part of the brain called the rolandic strip. Symptoms usually only affect the lower half of one side of the face. These seizures tend to occur in children in an infrequent, usually nocturnal, pattern. The seizures are usually mild but can occasionally progress to a more generalized form which affects larger parts of the body. The condition is considered benign and patients usually outgrow the condition by adolescence. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rolandic Epilepsy is available below.

Symptoms of Rolandic Epilepsy

Treatments for Rolandic Epilepsy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Rolandic Epilepsy?

Causes of Rolandic Epilepsy

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Less Common Symptoms of Rolandic Epilepsy

Rolandic Epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Rolandic Epilepsy

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed....read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »

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Rolandic Epilepsy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Rolandic Epilepsy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rolandic Epilepsy

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Rolandic Epilepsy: Animations

Research about Rolandic Epilepsy

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Clinical Trials for Rolandic Epilepsy

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Rolandic Epilepsy: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Rolandic Epilepsy

  1. Rolandic Epilepsy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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