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Seizure disorders in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11512504     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Epilepsy is the presence of two or more seizures in the absence of an identifiable cause for the seizures; that is, no intracranial or metabolic abnormality. Epilepsy affects approximately 1% of the US population, which represents an estimated 1.1 million women of reproductive age. The management of women with epilepsy during pregnancy is the focus of this article.
E R Pschirrer; M Monga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0889-8545     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet. Gynecol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-21     Completed Date:  2001-12-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709551     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  601-11, vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Drug-Induced / etiology,  prevention & control
Anticonvulsants / pharmacology*
Breast Feeding
Epilepsy / drug therapy*,  physiopathology*
Fetus / drug effects
Preconception Care
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy*,  physiopathology*
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