Etiologies of epilepsy: a comprehensive review

  title={Etiologies of epilepsy: a comprehensive review},
  author={D. Bhalla and B. Godet and M. Druet-Cabanac and P. Preux},
  journal={Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics},
  pages={861 - 876}
  • D. Bhalla, B. Godet, +1 author P. Preux
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Epilepsy is a heterogeneous disorder, the symptoms of which are preventable and controllable to some extent. Significant inter- and intra-country differences in incidence and prevalence exist because multiple etiologic factors are implicated. Many past reviews have addressed sole etiologies. We considered a comprehensive view of all etiologies (genetic/structural/metabolic) to be significant for both the developing and the developed world as well as routine clinical/epidemiology practice. We… CONTINUE READING
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