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CASE REPORT

A Case Report on Rolandic Epilepsy

Subbarayan Rajeswari, Jayaprakash Jayapriyanjali

Keywords : Epileptic seizure, Rolandic epilepsy

Citation Information : Rajeswari S, Jayapriyanjali J. A Case Report on Rolandic Epilepsy. 2021; 14 (2):48-50.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-13109

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Benign focal epilepsy of childhood is an entity that includes characteristic clinical and electroencephalographic manifestations. An epileptic seizure is a transient occurrence of signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures and by the neurobiological, cognitive, psychological, and social consequences of this condition. Here we report a case of Rolandic epilepsy or benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS), which is the most typical epilepsy, and the child presented with typical symptoms of active seizures in the form of uprolling of the eyes and jerky movements of the upper limbs.


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