BELOW 1 YEAR OF AGE:
Below 1 year: GEFS+ & Dravet
Below 1 year: West Syndrome
MAY START BEFORE 3 YEARS (IN TODDLERS):
1 to 5 years: Myoclonic-Astatic / Doose Syndrome
1 to 13 years: Rasmussen’s encephalitis
2 to 10 years Childhood Absence Epilepsy
2 to 16 years: BOEC / Panayitopoulous Syndrome
USUALLY AFTER 3 YEARS:
3 to 5 years: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome & Atypical Absence
3 to 8 years Landau-Kleffner Syndrome & CSWS
3 to 13 years: BECTS / Rolandic Epilepsy
12 to 18 years: What is Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (& JAE)? Is JME curable?
Focal Epilepsy: including Temporal & Frontal lobe epilepsy (Tumors, Stroke, Trauma). What is special about Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE)?
Reflex Epilepsy including Photo-sensitive epilepsy, Reading epilepsy & hot-water epilepsy
Epilepsies due to Metabolic Problems
– What is the cause and treatment of Focal Cortical Dysplasia (FCD)?
– What is the cause and treatment of Mesial Temporal Sclerosis (MTS)?
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies: U-L disease, Lafora, MERRF, NCL, Sialidoses, DRPLA
Epileptic Encephalopathy: West, LGS, Dravet, Landau-Kleffner & Focal Epilepsy with CSWS, Angelman & Rett, PME, Sever epilepsy with independent spike foci.
Dr. Siddharth Kharkar
Dr. Kharkar is a Neurologist, Epilepsy specialist & Parkinson’s disease specialist in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He has trained in the best institutions in India, US and UK including KEM hospital in Mumbai, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), USA & Kings College in London.