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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Home Diagnostic Testing
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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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Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
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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 be 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 return.
A variety...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
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Centrotemporal epilepsy: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Centrotemporal epilepsy: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Centrotemporal epilepsy
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Research about Centrotemporal epilepsy
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Statistics for Centrotemporal epilepsy
Centrotemporal epilepsy: Broader Related Topics
Types of 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
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