Epilepsy- nocturnal- frontal lobe type


Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type: An inherited form of epilepsy which originates from the frontal lobe and occurs predominantly at night. The seizures tend to occur in groups with as many as 8 occurring during a night. Often the condition is dismissed as nightmares or a psychiatric disorder. There are a number of genetic defects linked to the disorder resulting in a number of subtypes of the condition.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type includes the 6 symptoms listed below: * Nocturnal motor seizures * Tonic head extension * Garbled speech * Mouth movements * Aura * Flexed arms




Home medical testing related to Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type: * Sleep Disorders: Home Testing o Home Sleep Tests o Sleep Apnea Tests


* Sleep/Insomnia Health Specialists: o Sleep Medicine