The prevalence of epilepsy in a population of 25171 assisted by USL Poggia/3 is resulting 4,2 cases per 1000. The patients have been recruited by signalling of 31 general practitioners. All the cases are subordinated to neurological examination; to everybody is confirmed the epilepsy diagnosis gathering informations about the diagnostic and therapeutic course of the illness. The males are: 67,9% and the females are: 32.1%; generalized seizures: 84% and partal seizures: 23,8%; patients treated by monotherapy: 62,3% and patients treated by politherapy: 37,7%.
|Translated title of the contribution||The prevalence of epilepsy in the country of Foggia USL/3|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Bollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology