benign childhood epilepsy with rolandic or centrotemporal spikes
Definition: a specific epilepsy syndrome beginning in childhood and remitting in adolescence, characterized by nocturnal simple partial motor seizures or generalized tonic-clonic seizures. EEG shows centrotemporal spikes that are activated by sleep and an otherwise normal EEG background.
See Also: rolandic epilepsy
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