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Children With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Epilepsy Risk for Years

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   27 October 2023
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Key findings

Children who sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) have an elevated risk for epilepsy that persists for at least 20 years, finds a Finnish study reported in the journal Epilepsia . The elevation of risk was especially pronounced for those who underwent surgery for their injury.

Implications

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