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Abstract Title:

Coeliac disease, folic acid deficiency and epilepsy with cerebral calcifications.

Abstract Source:

Acta Paediatr Scand. 1991 May;80(5):559-62. PMID: 1908173

Abstract Author(s):

A Ventura, F Bouquet, C Sartorelli, E Barbi, G Torre, G Tommasini

Article Affiliation:

Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, Istituto per l'Infanzia Burlo Garofolo, Italy.

Abstract:

Two cases of focal occipital epilepsy with cerebral calcifications poorly responsive to antiepileptic treatment are described. In both cases coeliac disease was diagnosed and folic acid deficiency documented. A gluten-free diet and a brief supplementation with folic acid lead to a complete EEG and clinical normalization in one case and to a significant improvement of EEG and seizure control in the other.

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