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Beyond seizures — the importance of comorbidities in epilepsy

According to a recent study, a high percentage of children with epilepsy show comorbid somatic, neurological, and developmental or psychiatric disorders. To provide comprehensive care for paediatric patients with epilepsy, all their needs must be evaluated and managed, including careful consideration of comorbid disorders.

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Verrotti, A., Mazzocchetti, C. Beyond seizures — the importance of comorbidities in epilepsy. Nat Rev Neurol 12, 559–560 (2016).

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