Epilepsy after head injury: an overview.

  title={Epilepsy after head injury: an overview.},
  author={Daniel H. Lowenstein},
  volume={50 Suppl 2},
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been recognized as a cause of epilepsy since antiquity, and it remains one of the most common and important causes of acquired epilepsy today. Epidemiologic studies have demonstrated a clear relationship between the severity of injury and the likelihood of developing epilepsy, with the risk approaching 50% in TBI cases associated with direct injury to brain parenchyma. Importantly, many TBI victims develop epilepsy months or years following the initial injury… CONTINUE READING

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