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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Epilepsy from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Study of Choice

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

EEG

X Ray

CT

MRI

Echocardiography or Ultrasound

Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Epilepsy On the Web

Most recent articles

Most cited articles

Review articles

CME Programs

Powerpoint slides

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American Roentgen Ray Society Images of Epilepsy

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X-rays
Echo & Ultrasound
CT Images
MRI

Ongoing Trials at Clinical Trials.gov

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Epilepsy

CDC on Epilepsy

Epilepsy in the news

Blogs on Epilepsy

Directions to Hospitals Treating Epilepsy

Risk calculators and risk factors for Epilepsy

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Fahimeh Shojaei, M.D.

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Epilepsy from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Study of Choice | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | EEG | X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Related Chapters

External Links

Professional Resources

Lists of Organizations

Many organisations provide regional support for those with epilepsy, their families and professionals in the field. Lists of such groups can be found at:




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