• Seizure patterns in focal epilepsy include high rates of circannual, multidien cycles

    9 days ago - By Healio

    A retrospective cohort study of more than 200 patients with medically refractory focal epilepsy that examined seizure patterns identified a “high prevalence” of plural seizure cycles, including multidien and circadian cycles.
    The researchers published the study findings in JAMA Neurology.
    “Focal epilepsy is characterized by the cyclical recurrence of seizures, but, to our knowledge, the prevalence and patterns of seizure cycles are unknown,” Marc G. Leguia, PhD, of the University of Bern in Switzerland, and colleagues wrote. “In the last decade, the availability of
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