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Post-traumatic epilepsy

Post-traumatic epilepsy: Introduction

Post-traumatic epilepsy: Recurring seizures that after some sort of trauma that results in injury to the brain. The seizures may be partial or generalized. The severity of the disorder is determined by the degree of damage to the brain. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Post-traumatic epilepsy is available below.

Symptoms of Post-traumatic epilepsy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Post-traumatic epilepsy?

Post-traumatic epilepsy: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Post-traumatic epilepsy

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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Post-traumatic epilepsy

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ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly...read more »

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Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of...read more »

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Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can...read more »

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Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of...read more »

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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Post-traumatic epilepsy

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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Post-traumatic epilepsy

Medical research articles related to Post-traumatic epilepsy include:

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Post-traumatic epilepsy: Animations

Research about Post-traumatic epilepsy

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Clinical Trials for Post-traumatic epilepsy

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Post-traumatic epilepsy include:

Post-traumatic epilepsy: Broader Related Topics

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