Dental injury during seizures associated with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

  title={Dental injury during seizures associated with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.},
  author={Rhys H Thomas and Shauna P Higgins and Geraint N Fuller},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={80 1},
BACKGROUND Patients can sustain injuries during seizures and the pattern and type of injury (eg, tongue biting) can be a useful silent witness in the diagnosis of seizures. In addition, the seizure type potentially influences the type of injury. METHODS Patients with dental injury were identified from the Gloucestershire Epilepsy Database (n = 1673). These patients' notes were reviewed and the following data collected: demographic data; seizure types and age of onset; injury; EEG; and MRI… CONTINUE READING


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