Clues to new-onset epilepsy in young-onset dementia revealed

Epilepsy is relatively common in people with younger-onset neurocognitive disorders (NCDs) especially those with an unspecified subtype of NCD, Australian research shows. A retrospective study of 427 people, mostly diagnosed before 65 years of age with NCDs including Alzheimer’s, frontotemporal, vascular and movement disorder-associated dementia, found 9.4% also had epilepsy. The study from the Royal ...

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