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Seasonality in epileptic seizures

@inproceedings{Clemens2013SeasonalityIE,
  title={Seasonality in epileptic seizures},
  author={Zs{\'o}fia Clemens and Andr{\'a}s Holl{\'o} and Anna Kelemen and Gy{\"o}rgy R{\'a}sonyi and D{\'a}niel Fab{\'o} and P{\'e}ter Hal{\'a}sz and J{\'o}zsef Janszky and Anna Szűcs},
  year={2013}
}
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
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