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Neonatal Epilepsy

What does neonatal epilepsy mean?

Seizures occurring in a newborn are often caused by lack of oxygen to the fetus during labor and delivery, which can occur because of:

  • Metabolic disorders
  • Infections
  • Developmental disorders
  • Trauma
  • Difficulties in delivery

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

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Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337


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