John Libbey Eurotext

Melatonin and epileptic seizures in patients with acute intermittent prophyria Volume 2, numéro 4, Décembre 2000

Department of Medicine,Skellefteå Hospital, SE-93186 Skellefteå, Sweden
  • Page(s) : 203-8
  • Année de parution : 2001

Patients and method Subjects Ten patients with AIP who had experienced epileptic seizures and three relatives of each patient with the same mutation for AIP were investigated. The demographic characteristics of the patients are shown in tables I and II. The diagnosis of AIP was based on an increase in the urinary excretion of ALA and PBG [29], low activity of PBGD in erythrocytes, mutation of the PBGD gene on chromosome [...]