Translated title of the contribution: The prevalence of epilepsy in the country of Foggia USL/3

M. Zarelli, F. Apollo, P. Di Viesti, P. Simone, E. Beghi, P. Tonali

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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 contributionThe prevalence of epilepsy in the country of Foggia USL/3
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)303-304
Number of pages2
JournalBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Issue number70-71
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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