Risk of extremity fractures in adult outpatients with epilepsy.

@article{Persson2002RiskOE,
  title={Risk of extremity fractures in adult outpatients with epilepsy.},
  author={H{\aa}kan Persson and Karl Akke Alberts and Bahman Y. Farahmand and Torbjōrn Tomson},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2002},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={768-72}
}
PURPOSE To study the incidence of extremity fractures in a group of adult patients with epilepsy attending an outpatient clinic compared with the incidence of fractures in the general population in the same geographic area. METHODS We selected 177 consecutive adult patients with epilepsy attending the outpatient clinic at the Department of Neurology at Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm in 1995. This study population was matched with an Injury Registry to identify those epilepsy patients who… CONTINUE READING
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