epileptic


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epileptic

a person who has epilepsy
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[3,9-15] Caregivers and family members support is crucial for better compliance and care of epileptic patients.
Temporal lobe epileptic (TLE) patients are usually classified based on the degree of hippocampal atrophy.
However, in eight of 14 patients in the study, neural stem cells were present outside these regions, namely in the epileptic brain tissue that was surgically removed.
JME is a common type of idiopathic generalized epileptic syndrome with a complex inheritance pattern.
By reading the computer, the surgeon might then be able to spot the site of "electrical storms" which cause epileptic seizures.
15 (BNA): The Ministry of Health denied any shortage of Lamictal, which is prescribed to epileptic patients at health centres.
As an artist, he is best known for his acclaimed autobiographical comic Epileptic, published serially in France from 1996 to 2003, about his family's struggle surrounding his brother's epilepsy and David's development as an artist.
he said, mentioning that there are also no dearth of instances when a epileptic may be declared insane and subjected to inhuman attitude including torture.
The family of a man who died after he was attacked by his dog as he had an epileptic fit have paid tribute to their "happy lad".
However, scientists, professors, and general guidelines confirm that most epileptic women deliver healthy infants.
A high incidence of epileptic patients who sustained a burn injury was reported in a previous review of the spectrum and outcome of burns at our institution.
The study is the first clinical study in a comprehensive programme designed to achieve approval for the treatment of epileptic encephalopathies, a diverse group of severe epilepsy disorders in which uncontrolled epileptic activity contributes to a progressive decline in cognitive and motor function.

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