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Benign rolandic epilepsy accounts for about 15% of the cases of epilepsy in children. On average, children are between 6 and 8 years old when they first develop seizures from benign rolandic epilepsy. Adults aren't affected by this form of epilepsy, however.

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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