Paediatr Drugs 2021 Jan 24;23(1):55-73. Epub 2020 Nov 24.
Department of Neurological Sciences, Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Stafford Hall, 118C, Burlington, VT, 05405, USA.
There is increasing recognition that epilepsy can be associated with a broad spectrum of comorbidities. While epileptic seizures are an essential element of epilepsy in children, there is a spectrum of neurological, mental health and cognitive disorders that add to the disease burden of childhood epilepsy resulting in a decreased quality of life. The most common comorbid conditions in childhood epilepsy include depression, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, sleep disorders, attention deficits, cognitive impairment, and migraine. Read More