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Beyond seizures — the importance of comorbidities in epilepsy

Nature Reviews Neurology volume 12, pages 559560 (2016) | Download Citation

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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  1. Alberto Verrotti and Chiara Mazzocchetti are in the Department of Paediatrics, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio 1, Coppito 67100, Italy.

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