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Rolandic Epilepsy (Centrotemporal Epilepsy) Summary

Description: An autosomal dominant inherited partial epilepsy syndrome with onset between age 3 and 13 years. Seizures are characterized by PARESTHESIA and tonic or clonic activity of the lower face associated with drooling and dysarthria. In most cases, affected children are neurologically and developmentally normal. (From Epilepsia 1998 39;Suppl 4:S32-S41)

Also Known As: Centrotemporal Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Rolandic; BCECTS; BECTS; Benign Rolandic Epilepsy Show All >>

Networked: 90 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 20 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Rolandic Epilepsy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. etiracetam (levetiracetam) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 13 results : FDA 45 Generic
  2. sulthiame (sultiam) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
  3. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  4. Lennox-Gastaut type Epileptic encephalopathy : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  5. oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) : 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 12 Generic
  6. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) : 1 study in 12 results : FDA 24 Generic
  7. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 1 study in 7 results : FDA 51 Generic
  8. Silver Sulfadiazine (SSD) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 4 Generic
  9. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Phenytoin (Dilantin) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 9 Generic
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Diseases Related to Rolandic Epilepsy

  1. Seizures (Seizure)
  2. Epilepsy (Aura)
  3. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  4. Absence Epilepsy (Absence Seizure)
  5. Rolandic Epilepsy (Centrotemporal Epilepsy)
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Key Therapies for Rolandic Epilepsy

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  1. Exercise Therapy (Therapy, Exercise) : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Electrodes (Electrode) : 3 results
  3. Surgical Instruments (Clip) : 1 result
  4. Speech Therapy (Therapy, Speech) : 1 result

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