The Clinical Characteristics of Epileptic Pregnant Women

Authors

  • Mahmut Erdemoğlu Dicle University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diyarbakır
  • Umur Kuyumcuoğlu Dicle University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diyarbakır
  • Ali İrfan Güzel Dicle University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diyarbakır

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We aimed to report the clinical characteristics 16 pregnant epileptic women applied to our clinic.
STUDY DESIGN: The data were collected from the hospital records and patient files retrospectively.
RESULTS: Our study indicates that the rate of complications of pregnancy in mothers with active epilepsy is low and similar to that of the general population with epilepsy. There were no maternal or perinatal deaths.
CONCLUSION: It is concluded that epileptic women may expect good maternal and fetal outcome with qualified prenatal medical and obstetric care.

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Published

2010-12-11

How to Cite

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Erdemoğlu M, Kuyumcuoğlu U, Güzel A İrfan. The Clinical Characteristics of Epileptic Pregnant Women. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2010Dec.11 [cited 2022Jul.7];16(3):152-5. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/361

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Obstetrics; Maternal Fetal Medicine and Perinatology