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.
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causes, and treatments of Rolandic Epilepsy is available below.
Symptoms of Rolandic Epilepsy
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symptoms of Rolandic Epilepsy
Treatments for Rolandic Epilepsy
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Causes of Rolandic Epilepsy
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Less Common Symptoms of Rolandic Epilepsy
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Rolandic Epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Rolandic Epilepsy
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course,...read more »
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 those causing a...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...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.
It may...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 return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and these were...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 migraines can...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of...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
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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.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Rolandic Epilepsy include:
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Rolandic Epilepsy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Rolandic Epilepsy
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