Intracranial meningiomas and epilepsy: incidence, prognosis and influencing factors.

  title={Intracranial meningiomas and epilepsy: incidence, prognosis and influencing factors.},
  author={A S Lieu and S. L. Howng},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  volume={38 1},
In a retrospective study of a consecutive series of 222 surgically treated meningiomas, it was found that 26.6% of the patients presented epilepsy as their initial symptom. In this group, surgical excision of the intracranial meningiomas stopped the epilepsy in about 62.7% of the patients. But approximately one-fifth of the patients with intracranial meningiomas and no history of preoperative epilepsy developed new onset postoperative seizures. Of the patients with early onset of postoperative… CONTINUE READING
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