Epilepsy and intracranial meningiomas.

  title={Epilepsy and intracranial meningiomas.},
  author={Selena Chow and M S Hsi and Li Mingshun Tang and Voon Hoong Fong},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={55 2},
BACKGROUND Only a few studies have reflected the incidence and causes of preoperative and postoperative seizures in meningiomas. This study concerned the incidence and types of preoperative epilepsy, and the predisposing factors for postoperative epilepsy in meningiomas. METHODS Epilepsy occurred in 323 surgically treated intracranial meningiomas. The focus here is different types of seizures, tumor locations, onset of seizures and the histopathological features of the meningiomas. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING


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