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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2002, 2(2): 7-11 Back to browse issues page
Benign rolandic in epileptic patients admitted in nourologic clinics of Isfahan Medical
Masoud Etemadyfar
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  Background & Objective : Benign Rolandic epilepsy is one of the most common epileptic syndrome in children with an excellent outcome. The pattern of inheritance is autosomal dominant and usually started between 3-14 years. The purpose of this study was to show clinical manifestation, outcome and good recovery of these patients after treatment.

  Methods : In this descriptive and prospective study between 2000-2001in Isfahan University of medical science, 21 patients according to clinical and electroencephalographic findings of Rolandic epilepsy were evaluated.

  Results : 17 patients were male and 4 female. The range of patients age was between 4-18. positive family history of Rolandic epilepsy were seen in 7 patients. There is not any recurrence of attacks after treatment with carbamazepin (18 patients) and sodium valproate
(3 patients).

  Conclusion : Clinical diagnosis with EEG findings are very important in patients with Rolandic epilepsy. Physicians must inform patients and their parents about excellent outcome of this type of epilepsy.

Keywords: Epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, Partial Seizures
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Received: 2001/05/8 | Accepted: 2002/08/2 | Published: 2002/10/28
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Etemadyfar M. Benign rolandic in epileptic patients admitted in nourologic clinics of Isfahan Medical. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2002; 2 (2) :7-11
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