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What is the cause of epilepsy?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Many causes

Some unknown, usually attributed to some type of insult to the developing brain in childhood, like mom using drugs or alcohol during pregnancy, or a vascular insult during pregnancy , or trauma after birth through adulthood.

In brief: Many causes

Some unknown, usually attributed to some type of insult to the developing brain in childhood, like mom using drugs or alcohol during pregnancy, or a vascular insult during pregnancy , or trauma after birth through adulthood.
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Eric Weisman
Embolic stroke is also a common cause as the cerebral cortex is affected most commonly.
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