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What is Temporal epilepsy, familial?

What is Temporal epilepsy, familial?

  • Temporal epilepsy, familial: A form of epilepsy that arises from a defect in the front part of the brain and tends to run in families.

Temporal epilepsy, familial is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Temporal epilepsy, familial, or a subtype of Temporal epilepsy, familial, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Temporal epilepsy, familial: Introduction

Types of Temporal epilepsy, familial:

Broader types of Temporal epilepsy, familial:

What causes Temporal epilepsy, familial?

Causes of Temporal epilepsy, familial: see causes of Temporal epilepsy, familial

What are the symptoms of Temporal epilepsy, familial?

Symptoms of Temporal epilepsy, familial: see symptoms of Temporal epilepsy, familial

Onset of Temporal epilepsy, familial: 4-29 years

Temporal epilepsy, familial: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Temporal epilepsy, familial.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Temporal epilepsy, familial.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Temporal epilepsy, familial: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Temporal epilepsy, familial.
Treatments for Temporal epilepsy, familial: see treatments for Temporal epilepsy, familial

Name and Aliases of Temporal epilepsy, familial

Main name of condition: Temporal epilepsy, familial

Other names or spellings for Temporal epilepsy, familial:

Familial temporal lobe epilepsy, FTLE, Epilepsy, familial temporal lobe

Epilepsy, familial temporal lobe, FTLE, Familial temporal lobe epilepsy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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