Corpus ID: 4833775

Seasonality in epileptic seizures

  title={Seasonality in epileptic seizures},
  author={Z. Clemens and A. Holl{\'o} and A. Kelemen and G. R{\'a}sonyi and D. Fab{\'o} and P{\'e} ter Hal{\'a}sz and J. Janszky and A. Szűcs},
  • Z. Clemens, A. Holló, +5 authors A. Szűcs
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Seasonal variation has been reported for several disorders, including those of the nervous system. [...] Key Method Based on individual seizure diaries obtained from 62 epilepsy patients we evaluated seizure distribution across calendar months. We found a significant seasonal effect (p=0.026). At the group level seizure counts peaked in January and reached a nadir in August, a seasonal pattern consistent with that found for a variety of other neurologic and systemic disorders. This finding together with other…Expand Abstract
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