traumatic epilepsy


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Synonyms for traumatic epilepsy

a convulsive epileptic state caused by a head injury

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INTRODUCTION: Post traumatic epilepsy is recurrent episodes of seizure occurring after 24 hours of brain injury, up to the 1st week of injury (early PTE) or after 1st week of injury (late PTE).
The diagnosis of post traumatic epilepsy was made based on reviewing the available patient data.
Seizures occurring weeks or months after injury are called late seizure & recurrent late seizures make up the clinical syndrome of post traumatic epilepsy.
Patients who had immediate or early post traumatic epilepsy were excluded from study therefore all these Post traumatic epilepsy were of severe head injury with GCS <8.
Mr Regan suffered severe concussion and later developed post- traumatic epilepsy.