Adult epilepsy

  title={Adult epilepsy},
  author={J. Duncan and Josemir W Sander and S. Sisodiya and M. Walker},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • J. Duncan, Josemir W Sander, +1 author M. Walker
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • The epilepsies are one of the most common serious brain disorders, can occur at all ages, and have many possible presentations and causes. Although incidence in childhood has fallen over the past three decades in developed countries, this reduction is matched by an increase in elderly people. Monogenic Mendelian epilepsies are rare. A clinical syndrome often has multiple possible genetic causes, and conversely, different mutations in one gene can lead to various epileptic syndromes. Most common… CONTINUE READING

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