Rolandic syndrome

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The central region is (along with the prefrontal region) one of the two parts of the frontal lobe.

Rolandic (central) syndrome includes symptoms from the praecentralis and postcentralis gyrus, which can be irritating and destructive.

  • A typical irritating manifestation of Jackson motor epilepsy (gyrus praecentralis, tonic/clonic convulsions).
  • The terminal manifestation is contralateral paresis.
  • Expressive (motor, non-fluent) aphasia (Broca speech center).

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  • SEIDL, Zdeněk – OBENBERGER, Jiří. Neurologie pro studium i praxi. 2. edition. Grada Publishing, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0623-7.