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Chapter 25 - Comorbidities with Epilepsy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 October 2019

Vibhangini S. Wasade
Henry Ford Medical Group HFHS, Michigan
Marianna V. Spanaki
Wayne State University, Michigan
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In this chapter, we present some of the common comorbidities frequently encountered in persons with epilepsy (PWE). We begin by examining the cognitive and behavioral issues, then focus on sleep disorders, headaches, and bone health, and end by discussing the topic of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). We hope that this chapter will assist physicians in providing better care to PWE.

Understanding Epilepsy
A Study Guide for the Boards
, pp. 450 - 462
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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