Rolandic epilepsy

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Rolandic epilepsy

Synonyms: BECRS | BECTS | BRE | Benign epilepsy of childhood with centrotemporal spikes | Benign familial epilepsy of childhood with rolandic spikes | Benign rolandic epilepsy | Centrotemporal epilepsy

Rolandic epilepsy (RE) is a focal childhood epilepsy characterized by seizures consisting of unilateral facial sensory-motor symptoms with electroencephalogram (EEG) showing sharp biphasic waves over the rolandic region. It is an age-related epilepsy with excellent outcome.

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Advocacy Organizations

Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) is a group of US pediatric epilepsy centers, researchers and professionals in field of epilepsy whose goal is to provide a network and infrastructure to facilitate collegial, collaborative practice-changing research that will provide answers needed to improve the care of children with epilepsy.

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