Benign childhood focal epilepsies: assessment of established and newly recognized syndromes.

  title={Benign childhood focal epilepsies: assessment of established and newly recognized syndromes.},
  author={Chrysostomos P Panayiotopoulos and Michael Michael and Sue Sanders and Thalia Valeta and Michalis Koutroumanidis},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={131 Pt 9},
A big advance in epileptology has been the recognition of syndromes with distinct aetiology, clinical and EEG features, treatment and prognosis. A prime and common example of this is rolandic epilepsy that is well known by the general paediatricians for over 50 years, thus allowing a precise diagnosis that predicts an excellent prognosis. However, rolandic is not the only benign childhood epileptic syndrome. Converging evidence from multiple and independent clinical, EEG and… CONTINUE READING
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