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Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After ‘Mild’ TBI

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After 'Mild' TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild type, can lead to post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) up to a year after the head injury occurs, new research suggests.

Results from a multicenter, prospective cohort study showed 2.7% of nearly 1500 participants with TBI reported also having PTE, and these patients had significantly worse outcomes than those without PTE.

Source: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/965809