Chronic, habitual cocaine abuse and kindling-induced epilepsy: a case report.

Abstract

Kindling has been suggested as a possible mechanism for cocaine-induced seizures in chronic cocaine abusers, even though no convincing examples have been reported. We report a 37-year-old woman who initially experienced generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTC) only immediately after "crack" use. She had a normal examination, negative family or past history… (More)

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@article{Dhuna1991ChronicHC, title={Chronic, habitual cocaine abuse and kindling-induced epilepsy: a case report.}, author={A K Dhuna and Alvero Pascual-Leone and Frederick G. Langendorf}, journal={Epilepsia}, year={1991}, volume={32 6}, pages={890-4} }