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Review Article
4 (
2
); 171-175
doi:
10.4103/0976-3147.112754

Epilepsy in tropics: Indian perspective

Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Address for correspondence: Prof. Ashok Kumar Mahapatra Department of Neurosurgery, Rm. 720, C.N Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi India akmahapatra22000@gmail.com
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Abstract

ABSTRACT

Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder affecting 0.5‑1% of the population in India. The causes and treatment protocols vary widely. A proper understanding of the causes and treatment strategies is essential for managing this patient group. This article analyzes the common causes of epilepsy in India and provides a brief summary on the available treatment strategies.

Keywords

Epilepsy
India
surgery
tropics

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