mechanisms of disease Epilepsy

  title={mechanisms of disease Epilepsy},
  author={Bernard S. Chang and Daniel H. Lowenstein},
N Engl J Med 2003;349:1257-66. Copyright © 2003 Massachusetts Medical Society. pilepsy is one of the most common neurologic problems worldwide. Approximately 2 million persons in the United States have epilepsy, and 3 percent of persons in the general population will have epilepsy at some point in their lives. 1 In recent years, important advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of seizure disorders. 2 However, our understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which… CONTINUE READING