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What are treatments for benign rolandic epilepsy?

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Often in benign rolandic epilepsy, no treatment is needed or recommended. Seizures in benign rolandic epilepsy are usually mild, harmless, and infrequent. Virtually all children outgrow the condition.

Children might benefit from treatment if they're having any of these problems related to benign rolandic epilepsy:

  • learning difficulties
  • problems thinking or concentrating
  • behavior problems
  • daytime seizures
  • frequent seizures

From: What Is Benign Rolandic Epilepsy? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Epilepsy.com: "Benign Rolandic Epilepsy."

Kramer, U. 2002; vol 17: pp 17-19. Journal of Child Neurology,

Bouma, P. 1997; vol 48: pp 430-437. Neurology,

Braathen, G. 1996; vol 37: pp 822-832. Epilepsia,

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 05, 2019

SOURCES:

Epilepsy.com: "Benign Rolandic Epilepsy."

Kramer, U. 2002; vol 17: pp 17-19. Journal of Child Neurology,

Bouma, P. 1997; vol 48: pp 430-437. Neurology,

Braathen, G. 1996; vol 37: pp 822-832. Epilepsia,

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 05, 2019

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