Major congenital malformations in children of women with epilepsy

@article{Tomson2015MajorCM,
  title={Major congenital malformations in children of women with epilepsy},
  author={Torbj{\"o}rn Tomson and Hai Xue and Dina Battino},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2015},
  volume={28},
  pages={46-50}
}
It has been long known that the risk of major congenital malformations is increased among children of mothers with epilepsy. This is mainly due to the teratogenic effects of antiepileptic drugs although other factors, such as genetically determined individual susceptibility, are likely to contribute. Recent large scale prospective epilepsy and pregnancy registries have indicated that the rate of major congenital malformations may be at most two-fold higher than expected with exposure in utero… CONTINUE READING
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