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Epilepsy in the Elderly

Elderly patients may experience seizures for the first time as a result of a stroke, brain tumor, or other brain abnormality. They may also have childhood or early adulthood onset epilepsy that continues later in life.  In these patients, long-term monitoring for anti-epileptic drug side effects is critical.

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For more information about epilepsy in the elderly or to consult with a doctor, request an appointment at the Epilepsy Center.

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Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259
Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

 

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