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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 33-35

Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy Patients(SUDEP)

1 Professor of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College
2 Postgraduate, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College

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Vasantha Kamath
Professor of Medicine, MKJ Medical College, Bengaluru

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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2666-1802.258253

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SUDEP is the foremost among the causes of premature death associated with epilepsy that deserve special attention because it may be preventable. This entity has received increased attention in recent years, given that its unanticipated occurrence is highly traumatic to the families of those affected. We report a case of a 35 year old male who presented with recurrent epilepsy and died under unforeseen circumstances.

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