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9 Fascinating Facts About Epilepsy

#2. In two-thirds of patients diagnosed with epilepsy, the cause is unknown

In two-thirds of patients diagnosed with epilepsy, the cause is unknown

It is estimated that up to 50,000 deaths occur annually in the U.S. from status epilepticus (prolonged seizures), Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), and other seizure-related causes such as drowning and other accidents. Source

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