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Centrotemporal epilepsy

Centrotemporal epilepsy: Introduction

Centrotemporal epilepsy: A benign form of childhood epilepsy that tends to occur at night (during sleep) and involves mainly the face and mouth but may be generalized. The seizures tend to be short-lived and only involve one side of the face. The epilepsy usually resolves itself by adulthood and responds well to medication. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Centrotemporal epilepsy is available below.

Symptoms of Centrotemporal epilepsy

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Centrotemporal epilepsy: Complications

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Causes of Centrotemporal epilepsy

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Centrotemporal epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Centrotemporal epilepsy

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Centrotemporal epilepsy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Centrotemporal epilepsy

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Definitions of Centrotemporal epilepsy:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Centrotemporal epilepsy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Centrotemporal epilepsy Info

More information about Centrotemporal epilepsy

  1. Centrotemporal epilepsy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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