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Abstract: the review substantiates actuality of problem of epilepsy in elderly due to it prevalence in this age population, difficulties of diagnostic which caused by atypical clinical symptoms, subclinical and masked forms of the disease. Principles of rational therapy of epilepsy in elderly with due account the physiological features, comorbidity and co-medication are discussed.

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L. V. Lipatova
V.M. Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute, St. Petersburg
Russian Federation


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For citation: Lipatova L.V. EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN THERAPY OF EPILEPSY IN ELDERLY. Epilepsia and paroxyzmal conditions. 2013;5(2):58-61.

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