John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Ulcerative colitis, status epilepticus and intractable temporal seizures Volume 4, numéro 2, June 2002

Auteurs
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2B4.
  • Page(s) : 135-7
  • Année de parution : 2002

Ulcerative colitis (UC), an inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, is relatively common, with an incidence of 8 per 100,000 in North America [1]. Epilepsy is also common and it is thus not surprising that a number of patients suffer from both conditions. In many of these patients, the relationship between the epilepsy and the inflammatory bowel disease is not clear and in some, the association may be fortuitous. There are [...]