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Benign/Idiopathic Partial Epilepsies (IPE) of Childhood

Derek J. Chong

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743506.003.0002

Series: What Do I Do Now

Benign/Idiopathic Partial Epilepsies (IPE) of Childhood

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Benign rolandic epilepsy (BECTS) and the benign occipital epilepsies have specific clinical features and electrographic findings that set them apart from other types of epilepsy. The diagnosis of these conditions is important as they impart a high chance of spontaneous and complete remission.

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Subjects: Neurology

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