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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

The genetics of rolandic epilepsy Volume 2, supplément 4, Supplément 1, Décembre 2000

Auteur
Universitätskinderklinik, Klimik für Neuropädiatrie, Schwanenweg 20, D-24105 Kiel, Germany
  • Page(s) : 67-8
  • Année de parution : 2001

Traditionally, benign partial epilepsies of childhood are defined as age-dependent, with no pathological substrate, and spontaneous recovery without intellectual deficit. In 1985, Dalla Bernardina et al. reviewed 260 patients that were divided into four groups: benign rolandic epilepsy (62%), benign psychomotor epilepsy (10%), benign occipital epilepsy (7%), and others (20%) [1]. All of them were believed to be idiopathic, however, the [...]