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Тұжырымдама (Резюме) - The epilepsy case of childhood in a patient admitted because of headache to the primary care
Hüseyin Serinçay, Gaye Çelikcan, Yeşim Uncu, Alis Özçakır, Züleyha Alper


Benign partial epilepsy of childhood is well-developed, idiopathic syndromes which are occurring in normal children with psychomotor development. No pathological findings are found in laboratory and neuroimaging studies. These syndromes are related to age and attacks tend to end spontaneously around adolescence. In EEG, special morphology localized spikes and spike waves with an increase in sleep are observed. The most typical and widely known form is benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BCECTS). Panayiotopoulos syndrome and idiopathic childhood paroxysms occipital epilepsy of Gastaut are also included in this group. In this case, a 3-year-old patient who applied with a complaint of headache, had no pathological findings in her laboratory and investigations, had pathology in his EEG (the sharp slow wave complexes in the fronto-temporal region of the right hemisphere were noteworthy during the entire trache) was taken and a decreased in complaints with carbamazepine treatment was described. Childhood epilepsy should be kept in mind in patients who applied with childhood migraine-like headaches and do not benefit from classic headache treatments.

Key words: epilepsy, partial epilepsy, migraine

Corresponding author: Hüseyin Serinçay, Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Bursa Uludag University. Address: Uludağ University Görükle Campus Nilüfer / BURSA, Turkey. Tel.: +902242954216. E-mail:



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Көлем (Объем) 3, Сан (Число) 53 (2019)