Comparison of Serum Zinc and Copper levels in Children and adolescents with Intractable and Controlled Epilepsy

@inproceedings{KHERADMAND2014ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of Serum Zinc and Copper levels in Children and adolescents with Intractable and Controlled Epilepsy},
  author={Zeynab KHERADMAND and Bahram Yarali and Ahad Zare and Z Pourpak and Sedigheh Shams and Mahmoud Reza Ashrafi},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of child neurology},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Trace elements such as zinc and copper have physiological effects on neuronal excitability that may play a role in the etiology of intractable epilepsy. This topic has been rarely discussed in Iranian epileptic patients. This study with the analysis of serum zinc and copper levels of children and adolescents with intractable and controlled epilepsy may identifies the potential role of these two trace elements in the development of epilepsy and intractability to antiepileptic drug… CONTINUE READING
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