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epilepsy

Long-term prognosis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: a systematic review searching for sex…

According to epidemiological studies, the incidence and prevalence rates of epilepsy are slightly higher in men than in women . This difference could be due to various causes but it seems to be explained by sex differences in the prevalence…

Metabolic Bone Disease in Patients with Epilepsy and the Use of Antiepileptic Drugs

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disorder and is estimated to affect more than 200 million people worldwide (1). Osteoporosis is a chronic multifactorial disease characterized by decreased bone mineral density (BMD) due to an imbalance…

Novel frameshift variant of NHLRC1 gene in compound heterozygosity in an adult Greek patient with…

Lafora disease is a rare, autosomal, recessive form of progressive myoclonus epilepsy (PME) . Clinical manifestations typically involve myoclonus, tonic-clonic, absence and visual seizures that first appear during late childhood and…

Accelerated long‐term forgetting in focal epilepsy: Do interictal spikes during sleep matter?

Abstract Accelerated long‐term forgetting (ALF) is a particular form of amnesia mostly encountered in focal epilepsy, particularly in temporal lobe epilepsy. This type of memory loss is characterized by an impairment of long‐term…

Focal to bilateral tonic–clonic seizures are associated with widespread network abnormality in…

Abstract Objective Our objective was to identify whether the whole‐brain structural network alterations in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and focal to bilateral tonic–clonic seizures (FBTCS) differ from alterations in patients…